Frank Lampard fumes at VAR after Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk avoids crimson card for problem

Everton boss Frank Lampard said Liverpool‘s Virgil van Dijk ought to have been despatched off in the course of the sides’ zero-zero draw following the defender’s studs-up problem on Amadou Onana at Goodison Park.

Van Dijk was proven a yellow card by referee Anthony Taylor after the 76th-minute foul on Onana through which the Netherlands centre-again missed the ball and caught the Everton midfielder on the shin collectively with his studs.

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VAR did not take extra movement after Taylor booked Van Dijk, however Lampard said the referee ought to have been advised to evaluation his willpower by Video Assistant Referee Darren England, with tv replays clearly displaying the complete extent of the problem.

“i like Virgil van Dijk, as a participant he is unbelievable,” Lampard said. “however typically you mistime tackles, it was up on Amadou’s shin and his foot was on the underside.

“i am surprised it hasn’t gone to VAR and the ref [hasn’t] gone to take a take a look at it and made the proper willpower.

“It would not matter now, however for me it was a crimson and that adjustments the face of the final 20 minutes.

“There was some discuss earlier than this about dangerous tackles and the referee simply has a job to do, and so does VAR, I simply assume they obtained that one mistaken for my half.”

Everton, in the meantime, confirmed that a supporter has been issued with a stadium ban after being recognized throwing a plastic bottle following the VAR willpower to disallow a Conor Coady purpose for offside inside the second half.

the merchandise, a plastic bottle, narrowly missed Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp.

“I did not see on the time, however I’ve seen it now, as a consequence of it is nonetheless on the crime scene,” Klopp said. “i assumed it was a glass bottle and that will have been actually dangerous. It was not. It was plastic.”