It is known: the appearance of the VAR may have brought a little more justice in football, but it did not eliminate the controversies and the arbitration actions are equally questioned and targeted even with this technological tool. And that was where all eyes turned after Richarlison mark what would have been the transitory tie, but it shouldn’t even have been used.
Arriving at seven minutes into the second half, Brazil came out from the bottom of their field: the ball passed from Thiago silva to Marquinhos, who sought to break the midfield line with a pass to Packet. The latter, in a good movement, saw Richarlison’s pike and played first for his teammate, who punched in the back of Marcos Acuña.
The Everton striker got away after receiving that ball and wanted to get the pass to the center, but Cuti Rosemary prevented it from reaching its destination. However, the rebound favored Richarlison, who pushed her first (she was almost in the small area) and overcame the resistance of Emiliano Martínez.
He immediately went out to celebrate it, but the line Martin Soppi raised the flag.
And the VAR was not needed: the assistant was totally convinced and also in the cockpit they quickly saw that he was correct in marking the forward position.
Beyond that, in times of waiting to celebrate or suffer every goal in Argentina was suffered …