📸 The razor thin margins that put Liverpool ahead

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Padraig Whelan

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Liverpool lead at Bramall Lane but the opening goal wasn’t without controversy.

Sheffield United 0
Liverpool 2
Full time

Trent Alexander-Arnold appeared to do brilliantly to keep the ball in play and pick out Curtis Jones for the opener.

VAR checked the decision and ultimately awarded the goal – much to the annoyance of many.

In the officials’ defence, the live images do suggest that he did in fact keep the ball in play.

Proof that such still images don’t always tell the full story.