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Twitter sh**s itself after absurd Raheem Sterling “handball” gifts Tottenham a goal

Another day, another controversial call making the difference between a win and a draw. Today the unfortunate victim was Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling, who was penalized for making a handball the clearly only hit his armpit and upper elbow instead of his forearm. The resulting penalty shot for Tottenham Hotspur scoring machine Harry Kane had the expected resulted: a 1-0 lead grab for the visiting Spurs.

Social media users were rather unkind to the officiating on that call – especially referee Mark Clattenburg, but unsurprisingly were even less kind to Sterling – who has a considerable number of haters across the world.

Even the announcers were certain that the call was faulty. Nonetheless, Man City got a measure of revenge later in the half with a Kelechi Iheanacho equalizer.

Tottenham Hotspur are working eagerly to climb to the No. 2 spot of the Premier League table, a feat they can only achieve with a win this week.

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