Former Liverpool player Graeme Souness disagrees with VAR’s decision to award Arsenal a penalty against Liverpool on Sunday.
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Arsenal defeated Liverpool 3-2 at home to move a point ahead of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League.
Martinelli gave the Gunners the lead after only 58 seconds. Nunez, however, cancelled out the goal. Saka then restored Arsenal’s lead just before halftime. Firminho quickly equalised for Liverpool after the break, but Arsenal were awarded a penalty inside the 75th minute as Thiago was deemed to have fouled Gabriel Jesus.
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Many believe it was not a penalty, while others believe it is. Graeme Souness is one of those who opposes the penalty decision. He insists there was no contact and that ‘Gabriel Jesus threw himself to the ground.’