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Smith argues that VAR wrong to deny equaliser against West Ham

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has become the latest to criticise VAR technology after his team suffered a 2-1 defeat against West Ham. The home team took the lead after just two minutes through Angelo Ogbonna, but Villa’s star midfielder Jack Grealish was able to level things in the 25th minute with an equaliser. Jarrod Bowen, though, put West Ham back in the lead in the 46th minute The Midlands outfit were not handed out a penalty in stoppage time.A late incident in the penalty box was called into question for VAR analysis and the referee deemed the same to be the offside.

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