Liverpool news Everton penalty 'correct' and Alexander-Arnold could have seen red PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Everton were given a penalty in the second half of their 2-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The penalty decision which confirmed Everton's historic victory in the 238th Merseyside was correct according to the rules of game, which indicate Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold should also have been sent off according to one perspective on the incident. Carlo Ancelotti's Blues won their first match at Anfield against their old rivals since 1999 and their first anywhere since 2010 thanks to Richarlison's third minute strike at the Kop end and substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson's 83rd minute penalty. It was awarded after Reds full back Alexander-Arnold was adjudged to have fouled substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin as the England striker tried to reach a rebound after Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson had saved his initial shot. Many Liverpudlians fumed at the decision, as Alexander-Arnold was prone on the ground having slid in to try and block the initial shot. Read More Related Articles What Duncan Ferguson said to Jurgen Klopp on the touchline during Everton win at Liverpool Read More Related Articles The 11 stages of how every Everton fan felt during win at Liverpool Former Reds defender Jamie Carragher on co-commentary for Sky Sports said he wasn't sure what Alexander-Arnold was meant to do as Calvert-Lewin tried to run past his England team-mate and tripped over. But ESPN's Dale Johnson has revealed the decision to give the penalty was in accordance with the rules of the game and in fact Alexander-Arnold should also have been sent off. "The penalty to Everton was the correct decision - remember intent was taken out of the Laws of the Game," he said on Twitter. "However, as with David Luiz vs. Wolves, Trent Alexander-Arnold should have been sent off as a clear goal-scoring opportunity was denied for Dominic Calvert-Lewin. "VAR review was to overturn the penalty, not for a red card. Chris Kavanagh obviously very confident in his decision, with the review being so quick. "But the VAR, Andre Marriner, should have been advising DOGSO red once the referee said he was sticking with the penalty.
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"But that is not really important because the referee thought it was a penalty. "So I wanted to talk to him after the first few interviews I had but he left already. "I just wanted to ask what did he see because when the VAR calls you over to the sideline then I think he is in doubt about the decision. "But he needed only a second [to decide]. So he went there, had a look and give a penalty, so he obviously saw something other people didn't see. "I haven't seen it back yet but everyone who speaks to me tells me the same. How can it be a penalty? So..."
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