Luiz's challenge with Paul Pogba resulted in giving a penalty to the Red Devils in their Friday Premier League clash against Aston Villa.
scored the equalizer by Bertrand Traore,
’s challenge withPaul Pogba
was ruled as a foul and Manchester United secured their victory by aBruno Fernandes
goal. Aston Villa boss Dean Smith expressed his frustration by saying that Pogba had tripped himself and the referee should have had a second look at the challenge. Douglas Luiz posted footage of the incident on Twitter and criticized the referee’s decision.
“I see this video, I can’t believe it was a penalty. I always support fairer football, with fewer mistakes, but then I stop and see these types of moves.
“If we have VAR to help, LET’S start using it CORRECTLY. These mistakes can define the future of clubs!”
With their vital victory against Villa, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team are now equal withLiverpool
at the top of the table while Aston Villa’s first defeat in six matches has left them in sixth place.