Timo Werner wasted an excellent probability to place Chelsea forward in opposition to Liverpool after which had a purpose dominated by VAR moments later in a frantic couple of minutes that has summed up his Blues profession up to now.
The striker, who joined the west London membership from RB Leipzig in a £45million deal final summer time, did not capitalise from level clean vary after Thiago Alcantara failed to go the ball clear.
Simply minutes later he thought he put his facet forward after delightfully chipping Alisson Becker earlier than utilizing his lightning-quick tempo to beat Ozan Kabak and poke the ball house.
VAR had different concepts, nonetheless, and dominated it out as his arm was offside by millimetres.
The guests bought the breakthrough that they had been threatening simply earlier than half-time when N’Golo Kante’s fast ball out to the left wing picked out Mason Mount and he lower inside to fireplace house.
It was an outstanding strike from Mount and his fourth purpose of the marketing campaign.
talkSPORT’s co-host and former Premier League defender Curtis Davies was lower than impressed with the choice and stated officers ‘needed’ to name it offside.
“It was such a simple ball excessive and the defending was that suspect that they thought: it needs to be offside,” he stated.
“They needed to verify it and have their strains out and Timo Werner’s armpit and Andy Robertson’s armpit and so they determined that Werner’s armpit was barely longer!
“But once more, clear and apparent is the explanation why it was introduced in and it wasn’t a science to choose the bones to name offsides.”