Richarlison penalty v Crystal Palace 2020 | Joel Ward hand ball vs Everton | Harsh or not?

By Soccer Blog | Sep 26, 2020

This Joel Ward handball vs Everton was a controversial moment, with the Toffees being awarded a penalty that was converted by Richarlison. Palace fans felt it was a harsh call, arguing Ward had very little time to take his hand out of the way. Nevertheless, it was awarded after a VAR check and Richarlison converted to make it 2-1

Ward handball penalty conceded against Everton in real time | Richarlison pen vs Palace

VAR check for Ward handball

Ward was involved in another case of potential handball a few minutes ago, but that penalty wasn’t given.

Another controversial incident was this Havertz handball for the Abraham Chelsea equaliser against WBA, but that went in favour of CFC.

1 Comment so far
  1. Sean September 27, 2020 8:26 am

    Defenders must now defend with arms behind their backs. Sad, sad state of affairs… armless defenders will be in huge demand soon.

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