Solskjaer: We have to get used to VAR
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he was surprised that VAR failed to intervene to award more penalties in Manchester United’s defeat to Crystal Palace.
However, when speaking to MUTV and in his post-match press conference, Ole opined that other incidents should have resulted in penalties.
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“There were a few other [penalties we should have been given], definitely.
“I think we were unlucky with the [Anthony] Martial one as we felt it was a clear and obvious penalty, a nailed-on one.”
“I am surprised [VAR didn’t intervene] because it was definitely a nailed-on penalty. He will not slip if he doesn’t have a 100kg centre-back on his shoulders.”
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“I don’t want to go on about decisions all the time, but he was clear and through on goal, one-on-one, and [the foul] stops a goalscoring opportunity. For me, it is no doubt.”
VAR is a new addition to this season’s Premier League, and has been a hot topic of debate with managers and pundits alike questioning some of the decisions and consistencies around the use of the technology.
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“We have to get used to it. There will be discussions because it’s the same referees making those decisions, just in a different room down at Stockley Park.
“Sometimes, I think they are making wrong decisions and sometimes they’ve done well. It will work itself out and find its way.”
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