Diogo Dalot’s shot hit Presnel Kimpembe’s arm was just termed a spotkick after the VAR intervention.
However, UEFA reported the distance the ball was”perhaps not short” and also Kimpembe’s arm was”not close” to his physique.
Based on this, it added that”the impact could therefore not be unexpected” and also”the guardian’s human anatomy [was made] bigger hence leading to the ball being halted by travelling at the direction of this objective.
“The Army, consequently, awarded a penalty .
“Given the Army did not reevaluate the episode during live drama [referred to as serious missed episode while in the VAR protocol] an on-field review was ran .”
After a lengthy delay at which referee Damir Skomina ran the review on a pitch-side monitor, the penalty to earn United a 3-1 win over the night and send them through on away goals was scored by Marcus Rashford.
It had been the 21-year-old’s first competitive spot kick because of his club and assured that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s club became the first in Champions League history to overturn a deficit from the house leg at a knock out tie.