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In the Premier League, VAR has exposed the limits of the laws

VAR has been the talk of the Premier League with many games so far being decided by the smallest of margins

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Rory Smith | NYT 

Perhaps, for you, it was way back on the first day of the Premier League season that the doubts set in, when Raheem Sterling’s armpit was deemed offside in Manchester City’s game against West Ham. Or maybe you had a little more patience than that. Maybe you accepted that any innovation, any disruption, drags a learning curve in its wake. Your own tipping point might have come with Son Heung-min’s shoulder blade, or John Lundstram’s toe, or Sadio Mané’s hip. Or it might have come at Anfield, where Liverpool squeezed out of 2019 with a 1-0 win ...

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First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 22:25 IST