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Tottenham fullback Rose: I need to rethink my defending after pen

Tottenham fullback Danny Rose admits he needs to rethink his defending after conceding a penalty in their Champions League win over Manchester City.

Rose conceded a controversial first half penalty when he handled Raheem Sterling's shot.

Referee Bjorn Kuipers only pointed to the spot after being urged to by Video Assistant Referee but Hugo Lloris went on to deny Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero from the spot.

Rose said: “It did hit my arm and I didn't think my arm was outside my body.

“Even though it was after 13 minutes, it was a game changing save. Sometimes they go for us, and tonight it went against us. I'm not sure I can complain."

Rose admitted the decision has left Tottenham 's defenders thinking about how they will defend in similar situations going forward.

He said: “It's going to get that way. It's unnatural to try to defend a shot with your arms behind your back and I'm not sure that's something the manager would be promoting.

"But there's not much I can do, I have to learn from it. I was lucky Hugo made the save because if they were 1-0 ahead after 13 minutes it would have been a long evening for us."

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