Fans Think VAR Missed A "Clear" Push By Sadio Mane In The Build-Up To Liverpool's Goal
Fans think VAR missed a "clear" push by Sadio Mane during the build-up to his match winner against Norwich City.
Second-half substitute Mane scored a brilliant goal to ensure victory for Liverpool on Saturday, but fans weren't impressed with VAR for not ruling out his 78th minute strike.
The Senegalese appeared to push Norwich defender Christoph Zimmermann in the back before controlling the ball and smashing home his side's goal.
He does not miss...
Sadio Mane fires Liverpool ahead - with a VAR check confirming no push in the build-up
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VAR checked the goal but saw nothing wrong. However, Mane's push sent social media into overdrive.
Mane pushes Zimmerman and scores. VAR says goal.- Sam Cane:beginner: (@Sammcanee) February 15, 2020
Jordan Ayew pushes Lovren, doesn't influence play and Palace score. VAR says no goal.
Different rules for different teams.#liVARpool
Clear push from mane and once again VAR help LiVARpool fucking tainted league end off
- jason a moore (@jasonmo73570078) February 15, 2020
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VAR would have called that off for other teams than #ncfc. Push in Zimmermann's back by Mané. #fuckvar
- Buendia's right foot (@jabbidabbadoo) February 15, 2020
VAR ignored the penalty on VVD and then ignored the push by Mane on the goal :joy:
- Nelson Galeas:flag_hn: (@Honduran_Pride) February 15, 2020
Put VAR in the bin now! So mane can push a player and get a goal :eyes:
- Dave Savage (@Sav91) February 15, 2020
"Clear push by mane but different rules for Liverpool," one social media user wrote.
A second tweeted: "If that's any other club that goal is ruled out."
A third added: "VAR mysteriously missed him push the player though. If it'd been Wolves or Sheff utd the goal would of been disallowed."
Another wrote: "Clearly pushes him meaning he misses the header."
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