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Sport VAR strikes again as Aymeric Laporte has goal disallowed for offside vs Wolves

00:00  03 march  2021
00:00  03 march  2021 Source:   givemesport.com

Liverpool would still be 4th in the Premier League table if VAR wasn't being used

  Liverpool would still be 4th in the Premier League table if VAR wasn't being used VAR was a major talking point during gameweek 24 with Liverpool and Manchester United being punishedYou’d think that it would be getting smoother given that officials and players have used it for 18 months in England now.

VAR has had a rocky start to life in football - but this latest incident in the Portuguese top division may be its most farcical incident yet. Aves defeated

wolves and Leicester battle it out in the English premier League and unfortunately not from the want of trying the points were shared yet again with another 0-0 and a VAR controversy against wolves . Pedro Neto was given offside before the Willy Boly Headed goal which may or may not have been the correct decision but it should never take 5 minutes to see a clear and obvious error. Adama Traore was a difference maker coming off from the bench and also unfortunately Raul Jimenez missed a hat full of chances.

There was another controversial call made by VAR in Manchester City's Premier League match against Wolves on Tuesday evening.

a screen shot of a football game: Laporte was given offside vs Wolves © GiveMeSport Laporte was given offside vs Wolves

Man City took the lead after 14 minutes when Leander Dendoncker put the ball in his own goal.

Pep Guardiola's side thought they had doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time.

Riyad Mahrez crossed in a ball from the left-hand side and Aymeric Laporte converted from close range.

However, the linesman adjudged the Frenchman to have been offside.

And VAR agreed with the official's call, despite it looking extremely close.

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Asked which game he wishes VAR had been used on, Wenger told beIN Sports: "It is the final of the 2006 Champions League, because I think Eto'o's equaliser was offside . "That would have changed the history of Arsenal Football Club." The pain of missing out on club football's greatest prize because of a wrong decision was clear on the Frenchman at the time. His Man City team-mate Aymeric Laporte - now out injured for several weeks - cost his side a late winner over Spurs because of an acute handball. Brighton and Wolves have also had winning goals taken off them, while strikes to make

Aymeric Laporte claimed he had been fouled in the build up to the stiker. A camera angle from BT Sport showed the referee changed his mind on the call. The official put his whistle to his mouth before allowing play to continue. Manchester City defender Ayermic Laporte has spoken out on the controversial late VAR decision against Lyon which saw the French club's second goal allowed to stand. On a turbulent evening in Lisbon, City suffered Champions League heartbreak once again as Lyon rallied to a 3-1 victory, hitting the back of the net once after Laporte appeared to have been

View how close it was below...

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Laporte can consider himself very unlucky.

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