Harry Redknapp was left to reflect on an embarrasing Tottenham performance after the 4-0 thumping at the hands of Fulham.
Michael Dawson was sent off in the first half after some awful defensive decisions and will now serve a three-match ban.
“I haven’t seen it but everyone thought it was a harsh decision,” Redknapp said. “We could have done without the sending-off, that’s for sure.
“We’re getting short of numbers and, from having loads of centre-halves, we now have Kaboul having an operation, Dawson suspended and King and Woodgate out, so that leaves is with two, (William) Gallas and (Sebastian) Bassong.
“We have games Wednesday and the weekend and it becomes a different game with one spare defender.
“We got off to a disastrous start and it was game over after the two penalties. They were uncharacteristic errors from people.
“You don’t see Michael making too many errors but he has had a nightmare start, giving the ball away, the penalty and then the sending-off.
“It has nothing to do with tactics when someone gives the ball away and we bring them down for a penalty, lose the ball and try to dribble out of trouble. It’s nothing to do with tactics.”
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