JOrdan pickford tackles VVD

FA: No punishment for Jordan Pickford for the tackle on Virgil Van Dijk

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Liverpool petitioned the Football Association to look into Jordan Pickford’s tackle on Virgil Van Dijk during the premier league match v Everton on October 17, 2020. Jordan went for the ball and got Virgil Van Dijk knee in a slide tackle, the tackle forced VVD to leave the match, and he is expected to be out for several months from suffering damaged ligaments in his knee.

VVD Injury Update

According to BeIN Sports, VVD, Liverpool’s central defender could miss seven to eight months after suffering a significant ACL injury.

Liverpool asked Premier League to review key VAR decisions in the Everton draw, including considering extra punishment for Jordan Pickford.

“We lost one player in a situation where VAR was not involved with Virgil and maybe another one in the red-card situation and scored a legitimate goal, which didn’t count,” Klopp said.

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“Obviously not our day, but the performance was the performance I wanted to see.”

FA: No punishment for Jordan Pickford.

The FA has confirmed that Jordan Pickford will face no punishment for the challenge that caused Virgil van Dijk’s ACL injury, adjudging that it was seen on the field at the time.

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  • Tony 2 years ago

    He went flying into Van Dijk’s knee and the FA won’t punish him, they just said open season for hard tackles to the knees and injuring players ruining their season and possibly career and the team’s season. Pickford should receive at least 3 games. I lost ALL respect for the FA!!!! If this happened in the States, the player committing the foul would not only be suspended but also fined. #PunishPickfordYouCowards

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