Watch: Willy Boly's controversial goal against Manchester City sparks VAR debate

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 26, 2018, 11:29 AM(IST)

Willy Boly (2L) scores the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City. Photograph:( AFP )

Aymeric Laporte's 69th-minute header helped Manchester City to draw the match 1-1 against newly promoted Wolves on Saturday. 

The reigning Premier League champions were forced to dig deep to rescue a point against stubborn Wolves. 

For Wolverhampton Wanderers, Willy Boly scored within 15 minutes of the first half to gain an early advantage over City. 

However, it was a day of mild controversy at Molineux as Boly's goal reportedly went in off his arm. 

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The goal sparked the debate over the introduction of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the Premier League.

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Many believe the goal should have been disallowed and would have been if VAR had been introduced.  

The Premier League decided not to go ahead with video replays despite their introduction in the World Cup. 

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