Spurs apologise for tweet mocking Liverpool's title blow

Spurs have been forced to apologise for the tweet. Credit: PA Wire

Tottenham Hotspur have apologised after a video mocking Liverpool's title setback at Crystal Palace appeared on their Twitter account.

The tweet was posted shortly after the Reds threw away a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday night.

Referring to Newcastle United's collapse in the title race in the 1995-96 season, the post said : "Brutal but very funny. The biggest capitulation since Newcastle in the 90s."

The post was accompanied by a Vine video which featured Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard giving an motivational team talk after their victory over Manchester City followed by his slip which gifted Chelsea their recent 2-0 win at Anfield.

Dwight Gayle's equalising goal for Palace was next before a clip of manager Tony Pulis laughing in a previous interview ended the sequence.

The tweet was swiftly deleted but social media users had already taken screen grabs of the post.

Spurs apologised to anyone who as offended and said they were investigating the security breach.

Liverpool eased into a 3-0 lead, but the hosts staged a stunning comeback after two goals from Dwight Gayle and a Damien Delaney strike.

The draw means Liverpool are still top of the Premier League but City are just one point behind with a game in hand.

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