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Opinion: Worst VAR And Referee Decision Against Top 4 EPL Clubs This Season

The week 7 English premier league came with exciting games as Chelsea moved to the number spot on the league table after defeating Southampton by 3-1 despite the controversial decision by the VAR and the Referee.

Thomas Tuchel's team are one of the strongest team in this season EPL after showing class against Southampton that have been impressive against big teams this season.

It was an entertaining match between Liverpool and Manchester City after playing a 2-2 draw at the end of the game.

Mohamed Salah's sensational strike gave Liverpool the 2-1 lead before Kevin Debruyne's shot gave City the draw. There some controversial decisions made by the VAR and the Center Referee that denied Pep Guardiola's team from having the 3 points in the game.

Let's take a look at Some controversial decisions that have been taken against top 4 teams in this season English premier league.

Liverpool Vs Manchester City

Manchester City were denied a penalty against Liverpool on Sunday night EPL match at Anfield stadium. James Milner clearly brought down Foden in the first half of the game but the Video Assistant Referee and the Ref saw the foul as a clean tackle.

From the picture, it was clearly seen that Milner's body and hand was on Foden's body and that should have been a penalty and a yellow card for the Liverpool defender.

Another incident happened in the second half of the game that should have resulted to a Red card for Milner but the Referee refused to give Milner a Red card.

Chelsea Vs Southampton

Timo Werner thought he had scored his first goal of this season English premier league against Southampton only for the VAR to cancel the goal.

According to Pundits analysis, it was a wrong decision by the VAR to cancel Timo Werner's goal because of an incident that happened between Azpilicueta and Southampton defender before the goal was scored.

From the review of the incident, there was no contact between Azpilicueta and defender but the goal was cancelled for a foul play.

Arsenal Vs Chelsea

Chelsea defeated Arsenal early this season by 2-0 at Emirate Stadium. It was an entertaining match between the two teams but a controversial decision by the Referee denied Arsenal a penalty in the match.

Manchester United Vs West Ham United

Manchester United were denied two penalties against West Ham United in this season English premier league match.

Cristiano Ronaldo was brought down to times in the second half of the game but the Video Assistant Referee and the center Referee refused to award a penalty for Ronaldo and Manchester United.

It was an unfair decision by the Video Assistant Referee because the two foul should have been a penalty for the Red Devils.

Liverpool Vs Chelsea

Reece James was sent off against Liverpool after a controversial decision by the VAR and the Referee. The England International unintentionally stoped the ball with his hand but he was giving a Red card the Video Assistant Referee reviewed the incident.

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