VAR: Liverpool, other Premier League clubs benefit from technology's controversy

VAR: Liverpool, other Premier League clubs benefit from technology's controversy

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) still continues to court massive controversy with the technology's recent poor outing in Liverpool vs Wolves being the last straw that broke the camel's back.

The European champions left Wolves furious with a narrow 1-0 win all thanks to Sadio Mane's 42nd minute strike which was overturned by VAR after it was disallowed by the linesman.

Incredibly, Wolves' potential equaliser was disallowed by the technology as Liverpool moved 13 points clear in the Premier League log on a controversial note.

The Reds have now emerged the latest side to benefit from VAR's shambolic refereeing and if not for the technology, they would be leading on the log with just six points.

According to Sunsport's analysis of all 58 decisions made by VAR since the beginning of new season, Liverpool have had four calls in their favour, with two against.

English champions Manchester City had four VAR decisions overturned for them, with three against.

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Wolves have been the most penalised side by VAR with six decisions taken against them by the controversial video referee.

On the other hands, Brighton have seven decisions overturned to their favours as Southampton and Manchester United benefited from the sham with 5 and four decisions for respectively.

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Meanwhile, had reported that Tammy Abraham's future with Chelsea is hanging in doubt after the England international reportedly issued the Premier League giants a condition to a new contract.

The Blues star is one of the biggest revelations under Frank Lampard this season with his killer instinct doing wonders upfront.

With 12 goals and one assist in just 1371 minutes in action for Blues, Abraham is getting into the shoes of his icon Didier Drogba.

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