According to The Athletic’s Patrick Boyland, Everton have been in common dialogue with the English Premier League in current weeks to ask why some refereeing and VAR selections haven’t gone in their favour.
Final Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur was marred with officiating errors that dealt a blow on the Toffees probabilities of choosing up all three factors.
Everton ought to have been awarded a spot-kick after Spurs midfielder Dele Alli handed the ball in his field while challenging for a header.
After minutes of checks, the VAR determined it wasn’t a penalty, but penalties have been given this season every time the hand strikes the ball anytime it's above the shoulder.
Richarlison was twice fouled by Davinson Sanchez, however neither was deemed worthy of a choice.
Everton have been also on the receiving end of some harsh calls during their 3-2 loss to Brighton, with VAR deciding to award the Seagulls a penalty after Michael Keane and Aaron Connolly collided in the field, while nothing was given when Martin Montoya appeared to have shoved Richarlison earlier in the recreation.
The Video Assistant Referee was supposed to assist fix errors and convey perfection to officiating, nevertheless it hasn’t been well-liked with the gamers, managers and fans up to now, and it is going to be fascinating to see if the Premier League will be capable of repair these points as soon as potential.
Everton are at present 17th within the league desk after choosing up simply 11 points – three wins, two attracts and six losses – in as many games, and issues may need been totally different had some calls went their means in these aforementioned video games.