Referee assistants (VAR) once again drove the teams crazy and this time it was Aston Villa, as they were denied a goal in stoppage time in the defeat to West Ham in the late 10th round of the Premier League. English class.
VAR rejected Aston Villa’s goal
Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins missed a penalty in the 74th minute but later redeemed the equalizer in stoppage time. However, the 24-year-old English striker’s goal was rejected by the VAR for a narrow offside error.
After Watkins’ scoring situation, the VAR technology and the referee took three minutes to consider whether the Aston Villa striker’s outstretched arm was offside. In the end, the referee decided to disappoint Watkins and the Aston Villa players.
In this phase, Watkins may have stretched his arms because he was trying to use his hands to avoid West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna, who held the striker tightly in the box.
VAR turned down an Aston Villa goal
The late match of round 10 of the Premier League last night ended with a 2-1 victory for West Ham. With this victory, the London team climbed a circuit to 5th place in the standings with 17 points, only 2 points behind the 3rd ranked Chelsea team.
Liverpool lost points because of VAR, Man City won jubilantly
After the draw of Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1, Liverpool temporarily returned to the top of the Premier League while Manchester City won a jubilant 5-0 victory over Burnley.
VAR 3 times disadvantaged Liverpool in the draw of Brighton & Hove Albion
Liverpool had to pity to leave The American Express Community Stadium with just 1 point after a regretful 1-1 draw against Brighton & Hove Albion in the 10th round of the Premier League. Diogo Jota put The Kop up 1-0 in the 60th minute but failed to defend the result when the home team equalized 1-1 from 11m in the 90 + 3 minute by Pascal Gross.
Notably, in this match, VAR technology continues to become an obsession with The Kop, when three situations create a disadvantage for the “Red Brigade.” According to statistics, Liverpool is the team that is most disadvantaged because of the VAR in the Premier League this season with 8 times.
With this result, coach Juergen Klopp’s army temporarily rose to the top of the rankings with 21 points. However, it is difficult for Liverpool to keep this position after the 10th round of the Premier League closes.