More VAR drama leaves Bournemouth seething after Harry Wilson’s equaliser is ruled out and a penalty is awarded to Burnley at the other end – after Josh King’s opener was also disallowed
- Harry Wilson thought he had equalised, finishing off a fine counter attack
- But VAR then disallowed the goal and awarded a penalty to Burnley instead
- Adam Smith was adjudged to have used his arm while controlling a cross
- Jay Rodriguez then converted from the spot to make it 2-0 to Burnley
VAR’s latest farce has seen a Bournemouth goal ruled out and a penalty given to Burnley for a handball earlier in the build up.
Harry Wilson thought he had equalised, finishing off an incisive counter attack after Matej Vydra had opened the scoring minutes earlier.
But after the players were celebrating, VAR ruled out the goal and instead awarded a penalty to Burnley.
Harry Wilson thought he had equalised for Bournemouth after finishing off a counter attack
The players celebrations were then cut short after VAR intervened and awarded a penalty
The officials in Stockley Park had spotted an apparent handball by Adam Smith in his penalty area at the start of the move.
A looping cross caught in the high winds struck Smith on the top of his arm before he cleared.
Jay Rodriguez then duly converted the penalty, sending Ramsdale the wrong way, to make it 2-0.
Burnley’s players had been appealing for the handball in the build up to Wilson’s goal
Jay Rodriguez then duly converted the penalty, sending Ramsdale the wrong way
Eddie Howe showed his displeasure after Bournemouth’s two goals were overturned by VAR
Bournemouth goalkeeping coach Neil Moss was sent-off by referee Mike Dean amid the drama
It was not the first intervention by VAR in the game, with Cherries already seething after their opening goal was also ruled out.
Josh King thought he had converted from a corner but VAR ruled it out for a handball by Philip Billing.
After the second disallowed goal, Bournemouth’s goalkeeping coach Neil Moss was sent off by Mike Dean for dissenting the decision.
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