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Burnley Vs Arsenal: Here Is What EPL Said Over Penalty Decision

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The English Premier League, EPL, has reacted to a decision made by the referee which deprived Arsenal of a penalty in Saturday’s clash against Burnley at Turf Moor.

There was a little protest from Arsenal players at 75th minute when Nicolas Pepe’s touch inside Burnley’s box led the ball to hit Erik Pieters’ outstretched arm, but the Gunners were not awarded a penalty following a VAR review.

The Premier League governing body after the match had to release a statement on their stand over the penalty decision.

In the statement, the EPL said the VAR did not think it was a clear error.

Read Excerpts below:-

“The ball hit him from close proximity and he had no time to react.

“It was not given on-field, and the VAR did not think it was a clear error.”

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