Havertz: It was a penalty but not a red card. Do you agree with Havertz?

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Kai Havertz believes the decision to award Liverpool a penalty was correct but wasn’t impressed with the referee’s decision to send off Reece James because the ball hit his thigh first.

Havertz said: “It was a good header and I was happy to score.

“It’s something we have worked on and we knew that there may be some space at the front post for me to attack. Sometimes you need a little bit of luck to get away from your man and things just fell into place nicely and I was pleased to score and help my team.

“With the red card it’s hard to say because I didn’t see the replay but for me, I think it is a penalty but it shouldn’t be a red card.

“When you get the penalty, a goal and a red card with another 45 minutes to play, it’s very difficult and for me I don’t think it should have been a red card for Reece because it hit his knee first.

“It all happens so quickly, so it’s very difficult to make a decision but this is what happened and we showed what we are all about to fight until the end and come away with a draw even with one player less.”

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