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Mauricio Pochettino squares up to Mike Dean after Spurs’ defeat to Burnley

first_imgMauricio Pochettino squares up to Mike Dean after Spurs’ defeat to Burnley Spurs’ title bid is likely to be over (Picture: AFP)MORE: Tottenham’s title bid ends before it begins – again – as Burnley pull off upset Sean KearnsSaturday 23 Feb 2019 2:42 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link737Shares Mauricio Pochettino was NOT happy with Mike Dean at full time! ?— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) February 23, 2019 Advertisement Dean appeared to say something to anger Pochettino (Picture: Reuters) Pochettino’s anger stems from a corner kick decision that led to Burnley’s opener (Picture: Getty)Spurs knew a win at Turf Moor would put them to within two points of Liverpool, who face Manchester United tomorrow.Tottenham face Chelsea and Arsenal in their next two games and will likely need to win their remaining 11 matches of the season to have any hope of winning the title.center_img Advertisement Comment Mauricio Pochettino was furious with Mike Dean (Picture: Getty)Mauricio Pochettino had to be dragged away from referee Mike Dean after Spurs’ title challenge ended thanks to a 2-1 defeat against Burnley.The Argentine described the game as a ‘must-win’ in the build-up but Spurs were behind midway through the second half when Chris Wood opened the scoring from Dwight McNeil’s corner.However, the Spurs bench were furious that Burnley were awarded the corner and felt it should have been a goal kick.Harry Kane, returning for the first time since an ankle injury sustained in early January, equalised moments later and Spurs bombed forward in search of a winner in the last ten minutes.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThat left them exposed at the back and Ashley Barnes exploited the new-found space in Spurs’ back four to hit a late winner. Pochettino was furious with Dean (Picture: SkySports) With their title bid likely in tatters, Pochettino took his frustration out on Dean.Pochettino and his assistant Jesus Perez were seen pointing a finger in the referee’s face and appeared to be asking Dean: ‘What did you say?’last_img read more