Tottenham's Antonio Conte tells Mikel Arteta to quit whining so much
Antonio Conte has instructed Mikel Arteta to quit whining after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expressed his displeasure with referee Paul Tierney following Tottenham's 3-0 win against the Gunners.
Harry Kane scored from the penalty spot after Cedric Soares was deemed to have fouled Heung-Min in the box.15 minutes later, the England captain extended Tottenham's lead with a close-range header.
Rob Holding was sent off for a second yellow card foul following two tackles on Son, and despite the fact that the South Korean international scored a third goal early in the second half
Following a defeat that leaves them only one point ahead of Tottenham in the Premier League's last Champions League qualifying slot, Arteta turned his focus to the officials.
"If I say what I think I'll be suspended for six months," said Arteta. "I'm allowed to give my interpretation of what happened in the game, but I don't know how to lie so I prefer not to say what I think.
Conte, on the other hand, launched a scathing assault on Arteta, highlighting the Spaniard's past remarks about Arsenal's match scheduling and the original delay of this game.
Despite having just one case at the time, the Gunners successfully requested that the game be relocated under the Premier League's COVID-19 restrictions in January.