Published: Sun, March 17, 2019
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Pep Guardiola calls for VAR after winning from offside goal

Pep Guardiola calls for VAR after winning from offside goal

However, they were opened up after 20 minutes by Connor Roberts who drew a foul from Fabian Delph in the penalty area and Matt Grimes converted from the spot to give Swansea the lead.

After Bernardo Silva pulled a goal back by curling a shot beyond the impressive Swansea goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt, TV replays suggested that City were the beneficiaries of two incorrect decisions by referee Andre Marriner that may have been overruled had the VAR system been in use.

After Bernardo Silva's superb finish with the outside of the boot got his side a foothold in the match, Aguero was presented with the ideal chance to draw City level after Sterling had been felled in the penalty area.

City had levelled in contentious circumstances too when Cameron Carter-Vickers was judged to have tripped replacement Raheem Sterling in the area and Aguero's penalty hit the post before rebounding in off Nordfeldt for an own goal.

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The video showed a man driving to the Al Noor mosque, entering it and shooting randomly at people with a semi-automatic rifle. The terrorist also said in his anti-immigrant "manifesto" that he came to New Zealand only to plan and train for the attack.


Guardiola said: 'If it is not a penalty, and it is offside like the people say, I'm sorry.

Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota sent Wolves into the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the first time in 21 years with two goals in six second-half minutes, with United only having Marcus Rashford's late consolation to show for their efforts.

"They ask all the clubs about the VAR and all around Europe, the VAR is there and here it's not. It is not easy". I don't like to win games when decisions are wrong.

However, the reigning Premier League champions realised the uphill task they now face when Bersant Celina fired in Swansea's second from a brilliant team-based move. "It could have gone either way, Congratulations to Swansea who played very well and made it hard but we kept going, pressing and eventually the goals came".

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You know, if you win the whole thing here, it might change", he said with a smile. "I think I played a very solid match". Two wayward forehands and a double fault from Djokovic helped Kohlschreiber to another break for a 5-2 lead.


"The penalty was really lucky but you need it, especially when you're in four competitions".

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Police match commander Supt Steve Jones said the safety of supporters, players, officials and those who work at these games was "paramount".

"In the future we could have problems".

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