The Premier League has revealed why West Brom’s early purpose in opposition to Southampton didn’t stand – and it’s an surprising motive to say the least!
The Baggies had the ball within the web inside three minutes as Mbaye Diagne helped in Darnell Furlong’s shot along with his head.
The purpose wasn’t awarded because the Baggies striker was flagged offside, nevertheless, VAR had a have a look at the incident once more.
TV replays appeared to point out Diagne was ONSIDE, whereas teammate Kyle Bartley, who was subsequent to him was stood offside.
It appears Bartley wasn’t deemed energetic within the transfer however the purpose wasn’t given. The rationale VAR didn’t award it was considerably weird.
The Premier League mentioned in a press release to talkSPORT: “They couldn’t get an angle that conclusively confirmed whether or not Diagne’s higher physique was onside or offside, so that they have caught with on-field choice.”
West Brom haven’t let this setback get them down although as they presently lead 2-Zero at half time due to Matheus Pereira’s penalty and Matt Phillips’ strike.
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