The video assistant referee took a controversial decision against Manchester city in their 2:0 win over Manchester United on Saturday afternoon. The center referee awarded a goal kick to the home team despite a foul challenge against Gabriel Jesus inside the 18 yard box.
Pep Guardiola and his boys triumphed over the red devils In front of their fans at Old Trafford with two goals. All the goals were scored in the first half of the match by Eric Bailly ( own goals) and Bernardo Silva.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named a starting lineup that saw Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly plays as a center back. Wan Bissaka, McTominay, Fred, Luke Shaw and Bruno Fernandes as midfielders while Cristiano Ronaldo and Mason Greenwood as strikers. His poor formation affected the team’s performance against Manchester city.
The most eye catching moment of the match saw the center referee denying the visitors a Penalty towards the end of the game for a foul challenge against Gabriel Jesus. The striker was brought down inside the box by Alex Telles, but the VAR allowed the match to continue without awarding a Penalty to the away team after reviewing the incident.
The video assistant referee was wrong for not awarding a Penalty to Manchester city because it was a clear foul. Alex Telles stamped on Gabriel Jesus’s toe after he’s deceptive moves inside the box.