Bruce angered by bookings

Despite missing a couple of very good chances and the sending off of Tom Huddleston, Hull are now six points clear of the drop zone, but Bruce was very unhappy about the second-half bookings picked up by his defenders Michael Dawson and Alex Bruce.

The duo were both yellow carded for tackles in which they appeared to win the ball fairly.

And, in the wake of the controversy surrounding Chelsea???s behaviour towards the referee in midweek, Bruce was particularly unhappy with the way the Leicester players reacted to the Alex Bruce challenge.

???With 10 men, of course you take a point away from home,??? he said.

???It was important that we didn???t get beat, to keep a bit of daylight between ourselves and Leicester.

???I have got no complaints about the two yellow cards against Tom but they are trivial really, they are not really bad, bad fouls.

???And then the two challenges my two centre-halves make are fantastic challenges which everyone in the ground sees. Yet the referee deems that they are yellow cards.

???There is a raging debate going on about Chelsea in midweek, and the honesty and the integrity.

???The reason why the Premier League is beamed around the world is that people enjoy the honesty of it.

???If we are going to go down the route of not tackling anybody, getting people yellow cards, jumping around, faking injuries, then it is not going to be the spectacle that people want to see.

???If I can???t encourage the two centre-halves to tackle, then I may as well go home and pack up.

???It was terrific defending, I am applauding the two of them. And yet they get punished with yellow cards and, at the end, it could have cost us.

???Refs have a hard enough job and it is about time we looked into these horrible grey areas, because for me they are put under too much pressure.

???Today, for me, the two challenges should go unpunished and, unfortunately, it spoils the game.???