Sheffield United denied by goalline technology as Aston Villa earn point

17 June 2020 07:06
How heartening after three months of lockdown, death and strife to have something so trivial to argue over as a disallowed goal in a 0-0 draw. Welcome back, Premier League.Of course the key detail here was not trivial in a football sense and, actually, there is no argument about whether it should have stood: the ball definitely crossed the line, the problem arose because the reputedly infallible goalline technology did not confirm that. Given the strangeness of this match’s context, it was a fittingly odd development. It was also an embarrassment the Premier League should have avoided in possibly its most anticipated fixture of all time. Related: Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield United: Premier League restart – live! Related: Manchester City v Arsenal: Premier League – live! Related: Aston Villa and Sheffield United players take knee as Premier League restarts Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian