The midfielder was dismissed in the 12th minute for a late challenge on Mikel Arteta, having only returned in that match following a previous three-match suspension.
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Jol told BBC Sport after the game: "I would not have given the red card but I am not subjective.
"I think it was a mistimed tackle but he caught the guy. It wasn't his intention."
The Dutchman was pleased, however, with his side's response after going down to 10 men, arguing that they edged the match on chances.
"[The red card] spoiled the game a bit but we fought like lions and had better chances than them," he continued. "In the first half we did ever so well but conceded a soft goal."