VAR fails to step in over disallowed Newcastle goal as there 'wasn't enough angles'
Newcastle Uniteds disallowed goal was not overruled by VAR as there were not enough angles to decipher if it was a clear and obvious mistake.
Joelinton thought he gave the Magpies a first-half lead in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final when he fired home from close range in the 39th minute. After Southampton goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu pushed Joe Willocks effort back into the danger area, a brief goalmouth scramble led to the ball rolling up Joelintons chest and dropping down for him to smash into the back of the net.
However, the Brazilians celebrations were cut short as referee Stuart Attwell believed the ball hit Joelintons hand before he lashed it into the back of the net. But despite the fact different angles appear to paint a picture different from the last, VAR did not ask Attwell to go and have a look for himself.
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