Premier League news after 26 Premier League rounds have shown increasing problems with the video assistant referee. Manchester United beat Chelsea FC 2-0. Goals were scored by Harry Maguire, Anthony Martial. The home team started the game with great domination in the midfield.
They had their first opportunity in the 6th minute when Kovacic added a ball to the James. But James failed to score as he missed by just inches. Willian had a similar attempt a couple of minutes later. But he was no more successful either. One of the highlights of the match happened in the 10th minute when N’Golo Kante was injured. He was replaced by Mason Mount, but despite that Chelsea was still a better team.
After a great start, Chelsea FC players started making more and more mistakes. 45 minutes into the match, Anthony Martial came through the middle and almost added to his team’s lead, but the shot went wide. It didn’t take long for the home team to score. They scored the first goal in the 56th minute. But VAR canceled Zouma’s goal because of Azpilicueta who managed to knock down a player from another team. Ten minutes later, Harry Maguire scored a goal that the judge didn’t cancel.
Premier League news: Manchester United vs Chelsea FC
The judge requested the analysis again with the help of a video assistant referee in 77 minutes. It happened after Giroud shot the ball with his head but was still in the background. Chelsea FC tried to score another goal, but the result remained the same until the end of the match. Thanks to a win against Chelsea, Manchester United jumped to seventh place. They managed to get close to the football club from Fulham which is currently in fourth place.
This match could be important for the fight for a spot leading to the Champions League next season. The fourth place in the Premiership will certainly be important as it is the last place leading to a prestigious competition. Manchester United are getting closer to qualifying next season for the popular European competition. And all thanks to increasingly better soccer 10 results lately. On the table, Liverpool is still first with 76 points, while Manchester City is second with 51 points.