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4 VAR And Referee's Poor Decision In The Week 13 EPL Fixtures

4 VAR And Referee's Poor Decision In The Week 13 EPL Fixtures

Despite playing a full-time draw against Manchester United in the week 13 English premier league games, Chelsea remains the league's leading team. However, much of the attention will be focused on the poor VAR decisions made against top-tier teams in the week 13 fixtures.

Arsenal vs. Newcastle United (Premier League)

In the week 13 fixtures, Arsenal defeated Newcastle United by a score of 2-0. Arsenal won thanks to goals from Saka and Gabriel Martinelli. It has been widely criticized the VAR's decision not to award a penalty to Newcastle United during the first half of the game.

Wilson was certainly pulled down well inside the box, however the VAR and referee both ruled in favor of Newcastle United, despite the fact that Wilson was clearly brought down.

Liverpool vs. Southampton (English Premier League)

Liverpool trounced Southampton 4-0 at Anfield stadium on Sunday afternoon. The VAR's decision to overturn Mane's goal received widespread condemnation. After scoring a fantastic goal in the first half, the Senegalese international had the goal ruled off for offside later in the period.

Mane was in an onside position before to scoring the goal, but the referee and video assistant referee ruled in Liverpool's favor.

Chelsea vs. Manchester United (Preliminary Schedule)

Despite the fact that Manchester United held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw, the VAR and referee decisions that gave a penalty to Chelsea in the second half of the game should not have stood. Wan Bissaka unintentionally kicked Silva while attempting to clear the ball, however the Referee ruled in Chelsea's favor and the game was called off.

Arsenal vs. Newcastle United (Premier League)

Several people have criticized the use of video assistant referees and the decision not to show Arsenal defender Tomiyasu a straight red card for a harsh challenge on Wilson.

Despite the fact that Arsenal's star player purposefully took down Wilson close to the edge of the post, the Referee ruled in their favor.

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