The pair have been sent-off both facet of half-time within the Premier League defeat at Bournemouth and can miss the ultimate recreation of the season towards Everton in addition to the primary two matches of the 2019/20 marketing campaign
Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Mauricio Pochettino noticed his choice disaster hit a brand new low forward of the ultimate weekend of the Premier League season after watching Son Heung-min and Juan Foyth obtain pink playing cards inside 5 minutes of one another throughout the 1-Zero upset at Bournemouth.
Spurs went into their penultimate Premier League fixture figuring out that victory would safe a top-three end and their place in subsequent season’s Champions League, dismissing the mid-season fears that the membership might slip out of the highest 4 altogether.
However a decided Bournemouth facet confirmed that they have been up for the struggle on the Vitality Stadium regardless that their season has nothing left to play for, having secured Premier League security and sitting firmly in mid-table away with the highest half and backside three out of attain.
But whereas all Spurs wanted was the three factors, they struggled to interrupt Bournemouth down and that frustration appeared to get the higher of them.
Pochettino might solely watch on as ahead Son misplaced his head and reacted furiously towards Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma, shoving the Colombian to the flip and showing to barely kick-out at him within the course of.
All the incident occurred proper in entrance of Craig Pawson, and the referee instantly confirmed the South Korea worldwide a pink card to scale back Spurs to 10 males with two minutes remaining within the first half. The bizarre anger proven by Son resulted within the first pink card of his profession since shifting to Europe, having by no means been sent-off in 265 matches mixed for Hamburg, Bayer Leverkusen and Spurs throughout all competitions, and to make issues worse he took the undesirable file of turning into the primary South Korean to obtain his marching orders within the Premier League.
Pochettino responded to the dismissal by making two substitutions at half-time, sending on Victor Wanyama and Foyth for Eric Dier and Toby Alderweireld – who together with Moussa Sissoko had each been booked within the first half.
However the supervisor’s resolution instantly backfired when Foyth received himself sent-off inside three minutes of the restart.
Having mis-controlled the ball, Foyth lunged right into a problem towards Bournemouth defender Jack Simpson with a reckless deal with that made contact together with his knee, and once more Pawson was on prime of the scene to situation a straight pink card.
There was loads of shock amongst Foyth and his Tottenham teammates, with Pochettino seen shaking his head on the sidelines on the resolution. However replays instantly confirmed that Foyth was uncontrolled together with his studs raised at a harmful peak, leaving the Argentine defender little to argue.
Pochettino should have thought it couldn’t get any worse for his facet, solely to look on helplessly as former Chelsea defender Nathan Ake headed house a nook within the 91st minute to safe victory for Bournemouth and provides his former facet an opportunity of ending the season in third if they’ll win their ultimate two video games of the season.
Ought to each fail with any attainable attraction – and the circumstances surrounding the incidents are unlikely to see the choices overturned – each will probably be suspended for Spurs’ ultimate recreation of the season towards Everton on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium subsequent weekend, in addition to the primary two matches of the 2019/20 Premier League season.
Nonetheless, each will probably be accessible for the Champions League semi-final towards Ajax because the bans solely apply to home competitors.