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VAR Favored Barcelona Today. See The Handball Committed By Jordi Alba Which Was Overlooked.

Barcelona really got away with a clear hand ball from leftback Jordi Alba.

The Catalans narrowly beat Real Valladolid at Camp Nou courtesy of a lone goal from Frenchman Ousmane Dembele.

In the first half, Valladolid seemed the better team and could have taken the lead had Kenan Kodro not hit the bar with his header.

However, in the second half, the visitors' appeal for what seemed as an obvious handball by Alba was overlooked. Have a look at the pictures below.

From these photos, it can be seen that Alba's hand were in an unnatural position, with the ball clearly hitting his hand.

Unfortunately, VAR did nothing about this.

It could have been a total different outcome if VAR decided to take action and award a penalty to the away team but seems like it's Barcelona's day to be favored by the system.

Dembele then went on to score a 90th minute winner to take Barcelona into second spot on the current La Liga standings, just one point behind Atletico Madrid whom they meet next month.

The Spanish league title race is now blown wide open, but maybe, just maybe Barcelona will have to look back on this game and thank their stars a penalty wasn't given against them.

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