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West Ham decision revealed as one of four VAR errors after Sebastien Haller's no penalty call

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Thankfully it didn't prove to be costly for West Ham but referee chief Mike Riley has admitted the Hammers should have been awarded a penalty during the win over Norwich which was missed by VAR.

Striker Sebastien Haller was clearly brought down in the box by Tom Trybull in the second half with the home side already 2-0 to the good but no penalty was the on-field decision from referee Paul Tierney.



He said after meeting to Sly Sports: "There were four incidents where VAR didn't intervene and had they done, we would have a better understanding of the role VAR plays in the game.



VAR did not intervene after the incorrect decision though and play went on despite the protestations of Haller and his teammates.

Referee chief Riley delivered the update at a Premier League "shareholders" meeting in London earlier on Thursday.

During the first four rounds of matches in the Premier League this season, VAR has made 227 checks and six decisions have been changed, with the four wrong ones that should have been intervened in.

He said prior to win over Watford earlier this season: "It's difficult.
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