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Liverpool ask for VAR review after controversial draw at Everton

  • Jürgen Klopp angry at disallowed goal and Pickford challenge
  • Liverpool fear Van Dijk and Thiago have suffered injuries

Liverpool have asked the Premier League to review the use of VAR in a dramatic and highly controversial Merseyside derby that left Virgil van Dijk and Thiago Alcântara requiring scans on suspected knee injuries.

Jürgen Klopp was incensed after the champions were denied a 92nd-minute winner at Goodison Park and the Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford escaped punishment for a dreadful foul that ended Van Dijk’s involvement after only six minutes. VAR failed to review a possible red card for Pickford for serious foul play and disallowed Jordan Henderson’s stoppage-time strike for a fractional offside decision against Sadio Mané.

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