“This is the reason English referees are not allowed to officiate international competitions or the Champions League; they are garbage!”- Arsenal’s emblem After West Ham’s controversial goal last night that ought to have been disallowed in the first half, Thierry Henry vented his rage.
Thierry Henry’s response to the West Ham VAR controversy reflects Arsenal’s sentiments.
Arsenal’s chances of winning the Premier League title were severely damaged on Thursday night when they lost 2-0 at home to West Ham, a rival team in London.
After Tomas Soucek’s contentious goal on Thursday night, Thierry Henry has called for the Premier League to implement bird’s-eye view cameras.
Even though it looked like the ball was out of play during the build-up to the goal, Soucek scored for West Ham against Arsenal at the Emirates. Craig Pawson, a VAR official, reviewed the decision but was unable to overturn it because there was insufficient evidence. After that, the Hammers prevailed 2-0, with Konstantinos Mavropanos adding a goal as well.