Premier League fifth round, Liverpool drew with Everton 2-2 away. At the end of the game, Henderson's winning ball was declared invalid, and he also expressed dissatisfaction with the penalty after the game.
In the 92nd minute, when the score was still 2-2, Henderson received a return pass from Mane, outflanking the push to make a contribution. However, after watching the VAR, the referee believed that Mane was offside first and the penalty goal was invalid. The penalty after the game caused great controversy, and Henderson expressed great dissatisfaction.
Henderson said: "I think sometimes they will bend the line and make the ball offside. I don't know how they do it, but I have seen it before. Today we did not win the game, which is really disappointing. ."
After the game, Liverpool coach Klopp also expressed the same confusion: "I watched the replay after the game. The goal that Henderson was cancelled was not offside. Who can explain to me? I don’t know where the offside line is. Where, but someone made a decision, the goal is offside. We should have won the game, the players played a very exciting game, we faced a confident and strong ball Team, but we control the game."
This penalty has caused heated discussions on social networking sites, and many fans believe that Mane is not offside. Manchester United star Van der Sar also said on his personal social network: "Such a penalty doesn't feel like football anymore. All decisions are made by computers. VAR is an application to compensate for the referee's mistakes or to penalize clear offsides, not like This ball is like this today."
这项罚款在社交网站上引起了热烈的讨论，许多粉丝认为Mane并没有越位。曼联球星范德萨（Van der Sar）在他的个人社交网络上也说：“这种惩罚不再像足球那样。所有决定都是由计算机做出的。VAR是补偿裁判员失误或处罚明显越位的应用程序，不是今天就像这样的球。”
Liverpool celebrity Carragher also expressed dissatisfaction with the sentence, he made a series of dumbfounding expressions on Twitter. VAR has been controversial in the Premier League this season. BBC host Walker said: "No matter which team you support, we need to take a good look at what kind of football we want. I like football very much. But this kind of game feels wrong."