Man City midfielder confirms that the team are p*ssed off by VAR but can’t use it as an excuse


Manchester City midfielder, Rodri has noted that the team are sick and tired of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) buy won’t use it as an excuse.

Pep Guardiola team has found themselves in a poor run of fun which saw them lose to rivals Manchester United at home on Saturday.

With the citizens seeing the new technology (VAR) going against them in the past 12 months, the Spain International noted that the reigning Premier League champions are eager to avoid excuse

Speaking on the back of a 2-1 defeat to arch-rivals United, Rodri: “We are p*ssed off by it but there is no point (talking) for us.

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“We have to keep fighting and don’t focus on these things.

“It is other people’s jobs – we can’t scream. Some decisions can change matches and VAR is there for getting decisions (right). It is not an excuse for us.”

He however added by noting that he and his teammates will fight to the end despite languishing in 3rd position, 14 point adrift leaders Liverpool.

He added: “I would tell the supporters to stay behind us because we have other things this year, other cups.

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“The Premier League is like this – physically and mentally we have to get the team back because we are a bit down now. Things are not going as we want and we have had lots of injuries as well.

“It’s difficult but we have to fight until the end. It’s been a tough beginning to the season. We have other cups, other goals which are more interesting.

Manchester City will be hoping to win the Champions League this season as the Premier League looks impossible with the recent form of Liverpool.

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