Gabriel Jesus handball and penalty debate – the weekend’s VAR incidents

Manchester City had a goal disallowed, Aston Villa and West Brom were denied penalties and Manchester United’s was re-taken.

Gabriel Jesus handball and penalty debate – the weekend’s VAR incidents

Saturday’s Premier League games featured more refereeing and rules controversies and further debate around the VAR system.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the latest incidents.

Gabriel Jesus handball v Tottenham

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Aston Villa penalty overturned v Brighton

Referee Michael Oliver changed his mind over the awarding of an Aston Villa penalty against Brighton
Referee Michael Oliver changed his mind over the awarding of an Aston Villa penalty against Brighton (Tim Keeton/PA)

West Brom penalty overturned v Manchester United

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic was a frustrated figure during his side's loss to Manchester United
West Brom boss Slaven Bilic was a frustrated figure during his side’s loss to Manchester United (Catherine Ivill/PA)

Twice-taken Manchester United penalty v West Brom

Sam Johnstone saved from Bruno Fernandes' penalty but had moved off his line too soon
Sam Johnstone saved from Bruno Fernandes’ penalty but had moved off his line too soon (Martin Rickett/PA)
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