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Five talking points from Lazio 3-1 Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo, SS Lazio v Juventus - Serie A
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VAR intervention hands Cuadrado a red

SS Lazio v Juventus - Serie A
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With over twenty minutes of play left, Cuadrado took out Manuel Lazzari as the Lazio man had a clean run through on goal. 

But it looked like the Colombian had got away with it when the referee produced a yellow card for the foul. However, VAR intervened and automatically changed that Cuadrado’s punishment to a straight red. 

“I do not entirely agree that it was a clear scoring opportunity, as the ball was going wide,” Sarri told DAZN.

“I thought a yellow card was the right ruling, as the red was a little harsh, but the fact remains that is out of our control and we made a mistake to create the situation in the first place.”

It’s fair to say that moment changed everything, with Lazio scoring two goals to snatch a memorable victory.