Mark Clattenburg believes Harry Kane should’ve seen red card for incident with Chelsea defender

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Harry Kane can count himself lucky… he should’ve been sent off against Chelsea for attempted headbutt on Cesar Azpilicueta

  • Harry Kane was involved in an altercation with Cesar Azpilicueta on Wednesday
  • The England forward appeared to move his head towards the Chelsea defender
  • Mark Clattenburg believes Harry Kane should’ve been sent off for the attempt 

Mark Clattenburg For Mailonline

Harry Kane can count himself lucky not to have been sent off on Wednesday.

I have experienced just how competitive these matches are and Kane lost his cool with Cesar Azpilicueta in the first half, deliberately moving his head towards the Chelsea defender.

There looked to be contact but it does not matter how severe the contact was with Azpilicueta. Even if it was an attempted headbutt, that still carries the same punishment – a red card.

The incident seemed to be missed by the match officials and the FA could now take retrospective action against Kane.

Mark Clattenburg: 'It does not matter whether Kane made contact,' the punishment is a red

Mark Clattenburg: 'It does not matter whether Kane made contact,' the punishment is a red

Mark Clattenburg: ‘It does not matter whether Kane made contact,’ the punishment is a red

Tottenham's Harry Kane took issue with Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta on Wednesday

Tottenham's Harry Kane took issue with Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta on Wednesday

Tottenham’s Harry Kane took issue with Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta on Wednesday

Kane appeared to move his head towards the Chelsea player with intent to headbutt him

Kane appeared to move his head towards the Chelsea player with intent to headbutt him

Kane appeared to move his head towards the Chelsea player with intent to headbutt him

The incident was missed by match officials, but the FA could now take retrospective action

The incident was missed by match officials, but the FA could now take retrospective action

The incident was missed by match officials, but the FA could now take retrospective action

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