The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has admitted a “significant human error” led to Luis Diaz’s goal against Tottenham to incorrectly ruled out by VAR. Liverpool will be contacted to “acknowledge the error.” The Colombia international was played behind by Mohamed Salah to fire into the corner of the net shortly after Curtis Jones’ red card to give his side the lead.
North Korea thrashed South Korea 4-1 in women's football while India battle Pakistan in hockey later Saturday as fierce rivalries took centre stage at the Asian Games.Arch-rivals Pakistan and India face off in a men's hockey group match in what is sure to be a fierce encounter between more neighbours with fraught ties.
Fans can debate until the cows come home over whether a win in the middle rounds of a cup competition, in glorious pursuit of gleaming silverware, is worth more than three juicy, tangible Premier League points. Supporters of Manchester United and Crystal Palace could not be blamed for disagreeing after the Eagles earned instant revenge for their Carabao Cup defeat four days earlier courtesy of a sensational Joachim Andersen volley in the first half of their league clash at Old Trafford on Saturday. In keeping with their comfortable victory in midweek, United started on the front foot and dominated possession early on.
HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) -Chinese swimmer Zhang Yufei won the 50m butterfly on Friday to claim her sixth gold medal of the Hangzhou Asian Games, the most by a female athlete at a single edition of the continent's sporting extravaganza. Zhang, 25, won the butterfly in a Games record time of 25.10 seconds on the final day's swimming action in Hangzhou, ensuring that each of her six golds included a Games record. "I am quite happy about the results," said Zhang.
Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou and Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp has reacted to a string of controversial moments during Spurs' 2-1 win on Saturday evening. Spurs claimed a dramatic three points after Joel Matip turned Pedro Porro's cross into his own net in the sixth minute of stoppage time to continue the hosts' flying start under new boss Ange Postecoglou.