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EPL English Premier LeagueEPL Transfer NewsPremier League confess VAR blunders in penalty decisions

Premier League confess VAR blunders in penalty decisions

The Premier League told BBC Match of the Day, that the video assistant referee made in all three of Thursday’s games invalid penalty decisions.

Bruno Fernandes from Manchester United earned a spot-kick that he scored in a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa.

As Southampton drew 1-1 with Everton, James Ward-Prowse hit the wall after a contested goal.

And Tottenham would have won a kick in a 0-0 draw with Bournemouth for a Joshua King push on Harry Kane.

United and Southampton would not have earned penalties but one would have been awarded to Tottenham, reported the Premier League.

Fifa takes VAR’s operational responsibility from IFAB sports authorities and is required to focus on increased transparency across more than 100 regional leagues on topics such as the application of pitchside monitoring.

The Premier League there was uncertainty, with Mike Riley, head of referees, restricting the usage of cameras so as not to slow down the game.

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