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‘I was surprised’ BT Sport referee admits he thinks VAR got the decision to allow Bournemouth’s goal against Liverpool to stand WRONG

BT Sport's referee analyst Peter Walton thought VAR was wrong to allow Bournemouth's goal against Liverpool.

Callum Wilson gave the Cherries a shock lead in the ninth minute but there was controversy surrounding his goal with the striker giving defender Joe Gomez a push in the build-up.

Referee Paul Tierney let play continue and VAR official Michael Oliver allowed the goal to stand, despite angry protests from Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool bench.

Jurgen Klopp was furious at the decision to allow Bournemouth's opening goal to stand
BT Sport referee analyst Peter Walton admitted it had been the wrong decision by the officials
Callum Wilson put the Cherries in front but gave defender Joe Gomez a push in the build-up

But Walton, who refereed in the Premier League between 2003 and 2012 believed it should have been ruled out.