VIDEO: Lo Celso escapes red card via VAR after horror challenge
Giovani Lo Celso can count himself a lucky man after his horror challenge on Cesar Azpilicueta wasn’t deemed worthy of a red card by VAR.
What on earth is going on.
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Lo Celso stamped on Azpilicueta’s leg as the Chelsea skipper slid in to get the ball and even though the Spanish defender was on the floor, Spurs’ Argentine playmaker had enough time to pull out of the challenge.
After a lengthy VAR check no red card was given as Chelsea’s fans, players and coaches looked on in bemusement after Olivier Giroud’s early goal gave them the lead.
However, via BT Sport a message from Stockley Park (the VAR headquarters) was relayed to them which stated that the VAR officials got it wrong and Lo Celso should have been sent off. Make of that what you will.
Check out the video of the incident below and let us know what you think in the comments section below.