LONDON: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is furious with VAR’s decision to allow Leicester equalizer.
Prior to that, the Reds led Brendan Rodgers’ squad thanks to Mohamed Salah’s goal.
However, the controversial free kick in the 78th minute James Maddison triggered the rise of Leicester who scored two more goals for a 3-1 victory.
Thiago Alcantara’s rudeness over Harvey Barnes was initially awarded a penalty, but after a VAR assessment the incident was found to be out of the box and Leicester were only given a free kick.
However, Maddison, 24, diverted the ball past Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker for an equalizer.
The goal was initially canceled because Daniel Amartey was found offside, but was allowed again after the VAR found the Ghanaian player was actually not offside.
“We conceded a very strange goal – I often say it but it is VAR. VAR should be objective, but it is not so.
“Because one has to decide whether it is offside or not and when is the right time for us to decide offside.
“I watched the replay a few times and from what I saw Maddison did not touch the ball as he assessed the situation.
“His feet (Maddison) are already behind the ball, so how does one determine that he has already touched the ball?
“Shortly after that, three Leicester players were close to the goal,” Klopp said.