Tottenham fans react to Martin Atkinson set to be the referee during clash against Everton

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur reacts towards Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur at...

After being in charge of VAR duties during Liverpool's win at Aston Villa, referee Martin Atkinson will now take to the field during Tottenham Hotspur's clash at Everton.

referee Martin Atkinson looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Tottenham fans are not looking forward to Martin Atkinson officiating their game against Everton this afternoon, as he came under stick for his performance during Liverpool's win at Aston Villa.

Atkinson, who will be in the middle during Spurs' clash at Everton, was on VAR duties during Liverpool's stoppage-time win at Aston Villa.


In the first half, Roberto Firmino thought that he had levelled the scores for his side, but Atkinson, who was sat in the VAR room, adjudged that Firmino's armpit was offside as the goal didn't stand.

Some Tottenham fans highlighted that as they also highlighted his recent performances during Spurs games, as they clearly don't rate him as a referee. 

Whether they are in the middle or sat in the VAR room, referee's have been coming under some serious stick this season, as there seems to be no logic to officiating. 

Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa and Roberto Firmino of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Liverpool FC at Villa Park on November 2, 2019 in Birmingham, United...

It seems as though VAR, or the decisions made by those using that system seem to cause controversy every week and Tottenham fans are hopeful that doesn't happen at Goodison Park. 

Both Everton and Spurs haven't been at their best this season and the last thing the duo need is for things to go against them. 

Both teams are sitting in the bottom half of the Premier League table and if Marco Silva's side can clinch all three points then they will move from 17th place up to 13th. 

Here is a selection of Spurs fans reacting to Atkinson set to officiate Everton game: 

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