#sports Graeme Souness says VAR was RIGHT to deny West Ham their equaliser at Chelsea

#sports Graeme Souness says VAR was RIGHT to deny West Ham their equaliser at Chelsea

#sports activities Graeme Souness says VAR was RIGHT to deny West Ham their equaliser at Chelsea

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‘He reveals six studs to the goalkeeper – It’s endangering him’: Graeme Souness says VAR was RIGHT to deny West Ham their equaliser at Chelsea due to Jarrod Bowen’s key ‘stumble’ earlier than colliding with Edouard Mendy

  • Graeme Souness insists VAR made the right determination throughout West Ham match
  • Maxwel Cornet regarded to have scored an injury-time equaliser in opposition to Chelsea
  • The objective was then dominated out for a foul within the build-up after an extended VAR examine

Graeme Souness insists VAR made the right determination to disallow West Ham United’s second objective in their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. 

The second got here when Reece James’ misguided header again to Edouard Mendy bought the Blues goalkeeper quick and he collided with Jarrod Bowen, who appeared to depart his foot in and drag it over the Senegalese’s torso.

Mendy was then seen writhing in ache on the bottom whereas play continued and Maxwel Cornet discovered the again of the web for the Hammers in stoppage time.

Graeme Souness insists VAR made the correct decision to disallow West Ham's second goal

Graeme Souness insists VAR made the right determination to disallow West Ham’s second objective

West Ham players furiously protested against the decision as they narrowly lost 2-1 to Chelsea

West Ham gamers furiously protested in opposition to the choice as they narrowly misplaced 2-1 to Chelsea

But whereas West Ham celebrated, Bobby Madley was informed by VAR official Jared Gillett to go to the pitch aspect monitor to evaluation the objective and after some consideration disallowed the strike.

Football pundit Souness agreed with the choice and explains precisely why he feels VAR acquired it proper. 

‘First of all, Jarrod Bowen stumbles prior to going for the ball,’ Souness informed TalkSport.

#sports Graeme Souness says VAR was RIGHT to deny West Ham their equaliser at Chelsea

Pundit Souness agreed with the choice as Jarrod Bowen endangered Edouard Mendy

‘Bowen’s proper foot is displaying six studs and that’s endangering Mendy.

‘It’s not like I’m making an attempt to leap over him, that may be a completely different motion or motion all collectively. 

‘Jarrod Bowen has no historical past of wanting to damage individuals, I believe the explanation that occurred is that he had a stumble prior to him setting off earlier than he will get to the goalkeeper.

‘For me, I believe the referee acquired it proper. People will concentrate on his left, trailing leg catching Mendy and Mendy rolling over and holding his shoulder, however I believe it is extra to do along with his proper foot the place he’s displaying six studs.

Maxwel Cornet celebrated while Bobby Madley was told by VAR to visit the pitch side monitor

Maxwel Cornet celebrated whereas Bobby Madley was informed by VAR to go to the pitch aspect monitor

‘I’d say it isn’t even a gray space, I was working at Sky on the weekend doing the Villa and Manchester City recreation.

‘There is a cut up display and there may be video games, so I’m solely wanting at a small image of that incident on a display at Sky Sports on Saturday.

‘From 30 toes away and I wasn’t concentrating on it or wanting at the replays was that he led along with his proper foot and confirmed his studs to Mendy. 

‘Does Mendy see six studs coming his means, easy query, is {that a} sure or a no?.

Jim White responded: ‘Yes. To which Souness rapidly stated: ‘Well that makes it a harmful play.’

The VAR determination in opposition to West Ham was simply one in every of many controversial determination from the weekend’s Premier League motion.

Piers Morgan slammed VAR after Arsenal’s first objective in opposition to Manchester United was dominated out.

Piers Morgan slammed VAR after Arsenal's first goal against Manchester United was ruled out

Piers Morgan slammed VAR after Arsenal’s first objective in opposition to Manchester United was dominated out

He stated: ‘You suppose that was a foul? If you had gone in that frivolously on a participant in your taking part in profession you’d have to dropped your self for being such a moist barnet.

‘It was a whole an utter fiasco. I watched Roy Keane attempt to maintain a straight face, I suppose it’s now a foul. Roy Keane, actually? After what you probably did on a soccer discipline.

‘The fact is, it wasn’t simply smooth, it was pitiful. It was the sort of problem the place a supervisor screams at his participant to go in ten instances tougher.

‘Then we’ve got to return to utter torture of VAR the place all of us sit their at house on our couch for 5 minutes whereas some bored referee seems to be at his display from each single angle and makes the mistaken determination.

‘We noticed it at West Ham and at Newcastle. VAR is destroying soccer, it’s wrecking the enjoyable and sucking the enjoyment. It isn’t even appropriate more often than not, it’s a complete quick, and everyone knows it.

‘Every pundit and sports activities author that continues to defend VAR needs to be fired from their job. I’d say 98% of world soccer followers suppose it is a joke.’ 

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