This video technology worked perfectly at the World Cup 2018 in Russia and it has done very well at last season’s champion’s league. It appears that the PL or FA has major issues with the decisions with many goals from the games this season for being disallowed. Andy Gray does make sense with his thoughts.
"When they first calibrate it, and they do it and 'oh, wait a minute, he's still onside, let's do it again". "They do it again, and lo and behold, it comes up that he's offside in the second calibration and suddenly he's offside. That should have been a goal, end of".
Another pundit pointed it out:
"I’m not happy with it, I’ll be 100 per cent honest with you," he said on Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday. "In my opinion this is made up, this has been made up by somebody at Stockley Park who’s decided they don’t want this to be a goal, and that is my opinion, and that is my honest opinion". Kamara even held up a piece of paper to the screen to prove that the VAR lines drawn weren't straight. "But the line that comes up towards Firmino isn’t straight - that’s not a straight line, that’s an angled line," he continued. "I put a piece of paper to it this morning haven’t I and I showed you - that is not a straight line". "Get your rulers out; get your spirit level out. That red line is not a straight line". "Now, somebody has decided to do that and I think they should be outed because that is not offside for me". "That’s why it’s not a straight line, look at that paper, look how angled it is, that’s not a straight line".
Just think about this for a minute or two. I am not saying this is a conspiracy or conspiracy theory. Something doesn’t seem right and I get a feeling that Martin Atkinson deliberately manipulated the lines and ruled it offside. I am all for VAR but for a reason I have no idea but my guess someone is getting paid off the keep the title race close or something doesn't add up. Anyway Man City was 1-0 down until the 70th minute against Southampton.