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Lampard: Man United are being favored by VAR

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Frank Lampard has raised concerns over Manchester United getting benefitted by quite a few VAR decisions in recent times.

Manchester United could possibly break the record for most penalties earned in a single Premier League season, having already matched the record with 13 penalties won so far.

Man United have generated a lot of controversy this season, with the officiating decisions seemingly going in their favor in quite a few matches.

The most recent one came during their Thursday’s clash against Crystal Palace. Jordan Ayew’s goal was ruled out for the tightest of offsides while no penalty was awarded when Wilfried Zaha was brought down in the box.

Poor refereeing was also seen in Chelsea’s last league match against Man United, with VAR ruling out a Kurt Zouma goal.

Ahead of the FA Cup semi-final clash, Frank Lampard says he would love to have the VAR favor his side this time.

“There is always a human element to VAR, still, and clearly they have to make a decision,” Lampard said, as per the Guardian.

“The confusing thing about some of the recent ones, and the one on Thursday night, is that it’s a very, very clear and obvious decision that was wrong and didn’t get reviewed and changed.

“Some might go against you or not. But we seem to be in a period where, in terms of Manchester United, they’ve got a few in their favor. It would be nice if VAR worked in our favor in this one.”