Referee Robert Jones and VAR fail to present Aston Villa a penalty vs Bournemouth as Jacob Ramsey shot hits Jack Stephen’s hand.
A picture from the latest Aston Villa recreation means that the Villans ought to have in all probability been awarded a penalty by referee Robert Jones and his VAR staff.
What is the newest on VAR and Aston Villa?
Within the Premier League this weekend, Unai Emery and his staff manged to select up all three factors in a powerful 3-0 win at Villa Park in entrance of their very own followers.
Certainly, objectives from Douglas Luiz, Jacob Ramsey and Emi Buendia noticed the house staff race to victory in opposition to the relegation-threatened Bournemouth.
Regardless of the snug win ultimately, the sport was nonetheless within the steadiness up till the eightieth minute when Villa lastly added their second purpose.
Nonetheless, issues might have been made loads simpler had the referee pointed to the spot when a shot within the first half from Ramsey clearly appeared to be blocked by a hand (picture through BBC Match of the Day).
Why wasn’t the penalty given for Aston Villa?
Seeing as Jack Stephens blocks the ball along with his hand contained in the Bournemouth penalty field, the defender can rely himself fairly fortunate that he wasn’t punished.
VAR even selected to test the incident after Jones failed to identify it in real-time however maybe determined the centre-back did not have his arms in an unnatural choice – or perhaps felt that the incident simply wasn’t a sufficiently big mistake to rule in opposition to the referee’s on pitch name.
Finally, it did not change the end result of the sport with Villa nonetheless occurring to select up the win and all three factors however had the Cherries been in a position to get themselves again on degree scores, this second could properly have been seen as a controversial turning level within the match.