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Liverpool Faces VAR Controversy in Defeat to Tottenham Hotspur
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Liverpool Faces VAR Controversy in Defeat to Tottenham Hotspur

By Score More Liverpool finds itself at the center of yet another VAR controversy, casting a shadow over their recent match against Tottenham Hotspur. The Reds received an apology from Howard Webb, the chief of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), following their defeat, primarily due to the contentious decision to disallow Luis Diaz's goal. In the aftermath of Liverpool's heartbreak, the PGMOL released a statement acknowledging "significant human error" in the ruling out of what would have been Diaz's opening goal. This decision came just moments after Curtis Jones received a red card, leaving Jurgen Klopp's team with only 10 players on the field. Diaz had raced behind the Spurs' defense and successfully netted a goal past Guglielmo Vicario, only for celebrations to be...