Viewers of the conflict between Juventus and Atletico Madrid have flooded to Twitter to query VAR, after the Bianconeri had an early strike chalked off for a questionable foul on Jan Oblak.
The 2 sides are at present locked in motion in Turin, within the second-leg of the high-profile Champions League last-16 tie between the European heavyweights.
Guests Atleti headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to advance to the competitors’s quarter-finals, having secured a deserved 2-Zero victory within the tie’s first-leg in Madrid on the 20th of February.
Late targets from Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin proved the distinction between the perimeters, as Juventus’ quest to safe their first Champions League title in over 20 years took a serious blow.
Juventus’ hopes of mounting a historic comeback, although, regarded to have gotten off to the perfect begin tonight, when Giorgio Chiellini slammed house into the Atleti web inside the sport’s opening 5 minutes.
A nook from the left noticed the ball drop simply in entrance of the guests’ objective, earlier than a problem between Jan Oblak and Cristiano Ronaldo finally allowed Chiellini to strike.
Referee Bjorn Kuipers, although, instantly blew his whistle, penalizing Ronaldo for a foul on Oblak.
The official’s choice, which was a highly-contentious one, was subsequently despatched to VAR, although solely a transparent and apparent mistake in Kuipers’ judgement would have permitted the ruling to be overturned.
Many viewers, nevertheless, have been of the opinion that the choice was in actual fact fully mistaken, with Ronaldo having related with the ball earlier than touching Oblak:
That was a objective. Similar to Man Utd’s pen wasn’t a pen. And Roma’s non-pen was a pen. Fucking love VAR.
— Graham Ruthven (@grahamruthven) March 12, 2019
How has VAR not aloud that Juventus objective 🤔
— JackJebb (@JackJebb8) March 12, 2019
VAR is killing soccer little by little #JUVATM pic.twitter.com/I9c9xsMKpA
— MALUME TSHEPO (@MalumeSharepart) March 12, 2019
Unbelievable begin to the Juventus Atletico sport… VAR in motion already… objective dominated out however I feel it ought to stand….
— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) March 12, 2019
an excessive amount of safety for the goalkeeper what else is ronaldo suppose to do there ? each keen he’s went in pretty
— Knoxy (@dylanknox67) March 12, 2019
Okay yeah I’ve seen the sunshine VAR is a shitshow
— niran | veloce (@TheOfficialFNG) March 12, 2019
Must be a objective, Ronaldo wins the ball #VAR
— Martin Murray (@MartinMurray199) March 12, 2019
VAR goes to fuck this sport #JuveAtleti
— TheOtherGuy (@OtherGuyThere) March 12, 2019
HOW IS THAT A FOUL ON THE GK, VAR IS HONESTLY SO POINTLESS. THEY LITERALLY PICK AND CHOOSE WHEN THEY WANT A GOAL.
— Filipe Orlando 🌏 (@MrFilipeOrlando) March 12, 2019
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