Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Guardiola Has No Problems with Controversial VAR

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Guardiola Has No Problems with Controversial VAR

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PEP Guardiola admits he remains a fan of Video Assisted Referee (VAR) despite controversial decisions in the Champions League in the week.

United were awarded a debatable penalty in their last-16 second leg win over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday which sent them through to the quarter-finals.

UEFA justified the decision in a statement they published on Wednesday and Guardiola was asked if City had been monitoring the decisions and passed on any advice to his own players ahead of their second leg against Schalke on Tuesday.

"We suffered in Schalke, we don't need to take a look at this midweek, we experienced it in our first game against Schalke," Guardiola said. "I'm a fan of this technology to help the referees, I think UEFA will analyse the situation, going bad going good. …

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