Newcastle boss Howe 'very pleased to see VAR intervene' and disallow Southampton goal in cup win
Newcastle boss Eddie Howeadmitted he was 'very pleased to see VAR intervene' and disallow a Southampton goal in their Carabao Cup victory on Tuesday night.
Joelinton fired Newcastle a step closer to Wembley with the winner in an action-packed semi-final first leg success at St Mary's.
The Brazilian, who also saw a disallowed goal and was guilty of a bad miss, secured a 1-0 win for the Magpies by burying a low cross from substitute Alexander Isak with 17 minutes to go on a breathless evening.
Saints thought they had swiftly levelled through Newcastle academy graduate Adam Armstrong but his bundled effort was ruled out for handball following VAR intervention
Afterwards Howe told Sky Sports: 'I thought it was a goal because I couldn't see a handball in there, it just seemed to hit the net.
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