Video: Palace’s goal vs Liverpool ruled out by VAR for push on Dejan Lovren

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In the 42nd minute of this afternoon’s Premier League clash between Liverpool and Crystal Palace, the Eagles had the ball in the back of the net after a header from James Tomkins.

Full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold fouled tricky winger Wilfried Zaha to hand Palace a free-kick in a dangerous area.

Midfielder Luka Milivojevic whipped a perfect ball into the box and James Tomkins headed the ball into the back of the net at the far post.

VAR replays showed that Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren was pushed by Palace forward Jordan Ayew, the push actually looked harsher than the one that led to the free-kick.

The Premier League’s official Twitter account confirmed that the goal was disallowed for a foul by Ayew on Lovren.

Take a look at the VAR decision to rule out the goal below, courtesy of DAZN:

This seems to be a much better example of VAR in use. The decision seems spot on.

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