Manchester United vs Liverpool: Twitter Reacts as VAR saves Ronaldo from a red card

VAR is at it again. It saved Cristiano Ronaldo to only save him to see the horror at Old Trafford. Here are our Twitter reactions as VAR saves Cristiano Ronaldo.

VAR saves Ronaldo

What a day to be alive for a Liverpool fan whereas what a day for Manchester United to not see. Manchester United are probably drubbed by Liverpool at Old Trafford as the team gone up 5-0 when the news was being covered. Virtual Assistant Referee(VAR) came to foray again as it saved Cristiano Ronaldo from a red whereas Paul Pogba was sent off after an horrific challenge on Naby Keita.

In the dying embers of the first half, the long was played for Cristiano Ronaldo but the player was defended by Liverpool wingback/ full-back. Ronaldo fouled the player and when the whistle went off, he still tried to play the ball and forced it on the full back. The player received the yellow card for his foul.

VAR saves Ronaldo: Twitter Reactions

VAR saves Ronaldo

The calls were out from the fan base as they wanted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be gone. One of the tweets read:

Pogba confirming he’s Ole Out with that red card. Maguire should’ve been sent off with the last man tackle and Ronaldo sent off for violent challenge in the first half. Players have all given up.

One off the fans went on to ask how Cristiano Ronaldo got saved from the red card. He asked one of the official broadcasters by tagging them:

can someone on the panel explain to me how Ronaldo evaded a red card for that cynical tackle towards the end of the first half. #FCExtraTime

The fans started to compare the other fouls as well. And challenged the decision of the yellow card.

People cringing about Ronaldo red card (referees fault) .... Wait till he starts diving

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A keen of an observer of both football and cricket. Though Mechanical Engineer by profession, a sports enthusiast by passion. Varun Aithal is fond of assessing the strategies, tactics and playing with the data. Statistics and Probability are his favourite topics along with mathematical modelling for sports. An ardent fan of Manchester United and RCB and a staunch believer of "Ee Sala Cup Namde"