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Liverpool Fan Has Created Video Of Debatable Decisions Manchester City Have Had In Their Favour, It's Gone Viral

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Liverpool Fan Has Created Video Of Debatable Decisions Manchester City Have Had In Their Favour, It's Gone Viral

A Liverpool fan has created a video of debatable decisions involving Manchester City this season - captioning the video, "How are we even within 3 points of these cheaters...".

Reigning champions City beat Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park courtesy of a strike from Phil Foden in the 81st minute.

Image: PA
Image: PA

But just minutes later Pep Guardiola's side appeared to get away with one as the ball bounced up against the hand of Rodri Hernandez inside the area.

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There was a VAR check but referee Paul Tierney, without feeling he needed to go to the monitor, elected against awarding a penalty.

In response, the Premier League said there was "not clear enough evidence to show conclusively that it was handball".

Frank Lampard and Everton were seething with the call, but so too were Liverpool fans given they have closed the gap to City in recent weeks.

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Liverpool fan account @TheAnfieldAlert was clearly furious and shared a TikTok titled, "How Man City are winning some of their games".

The Rodri incident is the first clip in the video, before a similar handball from Joao Moutinho of Wolves that was penalised by VAR in December.

Then there's two instances of City goalkeeper Ederson making contact with attackers but going unpunished, as well as City's penalty given for a foul from Granit Xhaka on Bernardo Silva in Arsenal's 2-1 loss in January.

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The video, which has accrued over 100,000 views on Twitter, finishes with fourth official Craig Pawson's bizarre reaction to Harry Kane's late winner at the Etihad Stadium.

Asked about the Rodri penalty shout in his post-match interview on Saturday night, Lampard was brutally honest and said he has "a three-year-old daughter at home who could tell you that was a penalty".

Image: PA
Image: PA

"I wanted to know if offside in the build up but I have been told it wasn’t in the build up.

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"Go to VAR, they have two minutes to look at it and to think that Chris Kavanagh [VAR official for the game] has not given that as a penalty when it strikes him on the arm, in an unnatural position. I have a three-year-old daughter at home who could tell you that was a penalty.

"We are fighting at the bottom of the table and they are fighting at the top and an easy decision to give on a penalty.

"I don't know what has to happen as a reflection of that. A mistake is when you have done something wrong and don’t have time to think about it, they had two minutes to digest the handball.

"Even if the VAR says not sure, then go have a look. It is incompetence at best, if not that then someone needs to explain what it is.

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"It's a clear, clear handball."

City are six points clear at the top of the table after the narrow win. Liverpool have a game in hand as they are playing the Carabao Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday.

Featured Image Credit: Image: Twitter

Topics: Manchester City, Liverpool, Premier League, Rodri

Josh Lawless
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