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PGMOL issue statement after Burnley vs Man Utd VAR controversy

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The Professional Game Match Officials Board have issued a statement after the controversial double incident during Manchester United’s clash at Burnley.

There was a moment during the first half of the game at Turf Moor in which VAR was called on to check two infringements at once.

In a crazy passage of play, VAR was called on to check if Burnley’s Robbie Brady should be sent off for bringing down Edinson Cavani in a clear goalscoring opportunity, with the Irishman issued a yellow card.

However, the check ended with Luke Shaw being cautioned for a rash challenge on Johann Gudmundsson just a few seconds before, which was also checked by the video referee.

Referee Kevin Friend was forced to check the VAR display after a…

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