VAR was once again a controversial talking point, this time in Liverpool's Premier League title crunch match with Manchester City.

Trent Alexander-Arnold clearly handled the ball in his own area early on in the first half at Anfield, prompting protests from the Citizens' players, including boss Pep Guardiola on the touchline.

But the appeals were ignored, and in the melee, Liverpool went on the attack and hit the back of the net through Fabinho.

The Brazilian running onto a loose ball on the edge of the area to thunder a shot past Claudio Bravo, who is filling in for the injured Ederson.

VAR was once again a controversial talking point

VAR took a look at the incident following the goal, and there were suggestions play could be brought back and City awarded a penalty.

But after the check, the game resumed with the Liverpool goal standing and City restarting from the centre cirle.

Fabinho scored with a thunderous effort

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Reacting to yet another confusing passage in play, caused by VAR, one Man City fan tweeted: "How is this not handball? I demand an explanation. We've been robbed. VAR is a joke."

Another added: "VAR is an absolute joke. Should have been a pen before the first goal and the second goal was arguably offside."