Sports

Liverpool vs Man City: Premier League releases statement over Trent Alexander-Arnold handball

The Premier League has explained why Trent Alexander-Arnold was not penalised for handball in Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Man City on Sunday.

Advertisements

With Man City on the attack, the ball appeared to have hit the hand of right-back, Alexander-Arnold in the Liverpool area.

The incident led to huge protests from City, particularly Sergio Aguero.

However, the Referee waved on and Liverpool broke down the other end, leading to Fabinho’s opening goal.

VAR checked the handball decision and agreed with the referee, allowing the Brazilian’s goal to stand.

The Premier League has now released a statement over the controversy saying, “The VAR checked the penalty appeal for handball against Trent Alexander-Arnold and confirmed the on-field decision that it did not meet the considerations for a deliberate handball.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: