Lampard questions VAR officials after Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Man Utd

Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Man Utd

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, was left furious after his side was not awarded a penalty, after Manchester United defender, Harry Maguire pulled down Cesar Azpilicueta during a corner kick in Saturday’s 0-0 draw.

Maguire bear-hugged the Spaniard in the 40th minute and although the Blues called for a penalty, neither the referee nor VAR decided to award a spot kick.

After the game, Lampard said he did not know why VAR was not consulted.

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“Yeah, holding is allowed, but headlocks don’t go on,” he told BBC Match of the Day.

“I don’t know why VAR didn’t take long and there’s also a monitor to look at. I think if the referee goes to the monitor he gives a penalty.

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