Once the incident in the England camp between Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez stopped dominating the headlines, the subject of VAR was back to topping the sports media agenda.
Raheem Sterling criticised the fans that jeered Joe Gomez against Montenegro, with manager Gareth Southgate saying that “no England player should ever be booed”.
Yaya Toure has suggested Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola may not approve of Raheem Sterling’s England ban.
Gareth Southgate defended his decision to sideline Raheem Sterling against Montenegro after likening the England forward’s high-profile bust-up with Joe Gomez to a family row.
Virgil Van Dijk has no regrets about how last season’s Premier League title race panned out as he believes Liverpool learned enough from the experience for it to make a difference second time around.
Pep Guardiola will face no disciplinary action from the Football Association for comments made to the referee after his side’s defeat at Liverpool, the PA news agency understands.
Liverpool took a firm grip on the Premier League title race with a 3-1 home victory over champions Manchester City at Anfield. There was more top-flight VAR controversy this weekend and disappointment for England’s Lionesses before a record Wembley crowd. But the sporting weekend did see success for England’s men’s cricketers in New Zealand.
Liverpool’s thrilling 3-1 win against Manchester City lifted them eight points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Premier League leaders Liverpool host reigning champions Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.
Chelsea’s see-saw thriller against Ajax finished 4-4 after VAR ruled out a late winner for Frank Lampard’s side.
Jurgen Klopp believes Pep Guardiola focuses much more on Liverpool than the Reds manager himself does on Manchester City, joking his “brain is not big enough to think about another team”.