Premier league news Gary Lineker 'loves' VAR after Chilwell denied in Chelsea FA Cup final loss Last spor news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Chelsea defender Ben Chilwell saw a would-be equaliser ruled out by VAR as his former club Leicester City won 1-0 in this afternoon's FA Cup final at Wembley
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Gary Lineker has thrown his support behind the much-maligned VAR system as Chelsea were denied a route back into the FA Cup final against Leicester City. After going a goal behind to the Foxes beneath the famous arch at Wembley, the Blues thought they had got back on level terms when substitute Ben Chilwell - playing against his former club - bundled the ball in the net for 1-1 late on. However, not for the first time this season, the controversial video replay system reared its head. On this occasion, it favoured Lineker and his beloved Leicester as they went on to win the competition for the first time in their 137-year history - following that last-gasp drama at the national stadium. Read More Related Articles Chelsea player ratings vs Leicester: James superb, Werner frustrating, Thiago Silva good Read More Related Articles Tuchel breaks his word, Kante's royal approval: 5 things spotted during Chelsea's FA Cup defeat In a short post on social media, the MOTD host said: "I [explicit] love VAR!" Having been left out of the Chelsea line-up against his former club, Chilwell was summoned from the bench by Thomas Tuchel as the Blues aimed to claw back Leicester and win their first piece of silverware under the German head coach, who replaced club legend Frank Lampard in January.
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. Tielemans picked the ball up and fired past Kepa Arrizabalaga shortly after the hour-mark, before Chilwell was then adjudged offside by the finest of margins as the showpiece headed into added time. Chelsea have little time to pick themselves up ahead of another meeting with the same opponents. As attentions quickly turn back to the top-four race, Tuchel's side welcome the Foxes to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night in a game that could have a huge impact in their chances of qualifying for the Champions League.
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