The Video Assistant Referee and the Center Referee's decision determines the outcome of the every match. There are mixed feeling concerning the decisions of the Video Assistant Referee and the Center Referee's in Europe top 5 leagues since it's introduction to football.
The English premier league have the highest record of VAR decisions for the past two seasons and let's take a look at 5 'Accurate and Worst decisions taken by the VAR and Referee on Saturday games across the Europe top 5 leagues
Manchester United Vs Everton
Manchester United and Everton played out a 1-1 draw in the week 7 of the English premier league. It was an entertaining match between the two teams from the beginning of the match to the end.
Manchester United scored the first goal of the match through Anthony Martial before Townsend equalized in the second half.
A late minutes goal by Yerri Mina was ruled offside by the VAR and the Center Referee after a wild celebration by the central defender.
Mina was clearly offside before the ball was passed to him. Video Assistant Referee and the center Referee made accurate decision to by cancelling the goal.
Chelsea Vs Southampton
Chelsea bounced back to winning ways after suffering back to back defeat last week. The blues defeated Southampton by 3-1 to move to the top spot on the league table.
Let's take a look at 3 decisions that was made by the VAR in the match between Chelsea and Southampton.
Ward-Prowse Red Card
Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse was sent off in the second half of the game for a foul on Jorginho. The Center Referee gave him a Yellow Card but after a proper review by the VAR, the yellow card was overturned as a Red card.
The VAR decision to give Ward-Prowse a red card was accurate because it was a serious foul play.
Ben Chilwel's Goal.
Ben Chilwel sealed the victory for Chelsea towards the last minute of the game.
It was an accurate decision by the Referee because the ball passed the line despite the goal keeper's save.
Timo Werner's Cancelled Goal
Timo Werner's first goal was cancelled after the VAR reviewed the goal build up. The center Referee was called to check the screen and according to their analysis, the goal was cancelled because Azpilicueta fouled Southampton defender before the goal was scored.
The VAR and the Ref made a wrong decision to cancel Timo Werner's goal because Azpilicueta collected the ball neatly from the defender.
Sassuolo Vs Inter Milan
Inter Milan bounced back to winning ways against Sassuolo after coming from behind to win the game by 2-1. It was an entertaining match between the two teams but Inter Milan were stronger in the second half of the game.
The Video Assistant Referee and the Center Referee made a wrong decision not to give Inter Milan goal keeper Handanovic a Red card.
It was a clear foul from the goal keeper because the review of the incident shows that there was an elbow contact.
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