Sheffield United’s George Baldock seals draw against limp Tottenham

09 November 2019 05:30
For Tottenham this proved to be a case of one step forward and two back. After Wednesday’s 4-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade came a result and a performance that continues to suggest all is not well for Mauricio Pochettino and his men. They were outthought, outfought and outplayed by a Sheffield United side who left north London with a result to be cherished but also a sense of injustice given this proved to be another occasion when VAR made its presence felt in maddening fashion.The visitors thought they had cancelled out Son Heung-min’s 58th minute goal on the hour when David McGoldrick found time and space at the back post to convert Enda Stevens’ cross. On first glance there certainly appeared to be nothing wrong with the goal but then referee Graham Scott put his finger to his ear and everyone in attendance knew what was coming. First a delay of 3min 47sec, then the creating of lines on the screens available to everyone here except the supporters and, finally, word from the VAR Jon Moss at Stockley Park that the goal had been ruled out. Why? Because John Lundstram’s big toe had been offside in the build up. Cue relief among the home supporters, outrage among those in the away end and a sense of despair among neutrals. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian