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Norwich log crucial win over Bournemouth despite pitchside VAR red card

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Pitchside monitors were used for the first time in the Premier League as Norwich City earned a crucial 1-0 win in their fight for survival over Bournemouth at Carrow Road on Saturday, in a match where both sides had a man sent off.

Soccer Football – Premier League – Norwich City v AFC Bournemouth – Carrow Road, Norwich, Britain – January 18, 2020 Norwich City's Teemu Pukki celebrates scoring their first goal from the penalty spot with teammates REUTERS/Chris Radburn

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NORWICH: Pitchside monitors were used for the first time in the Premier League as Norwich City earned a crucial 1-0 win in their fight for survival over Bournemouth at Carrow Road on Saturday, in a match where both sides had a man sent off.

Steve Cook's blatant handball in the penalty area as he attempted to block Ondrej Duda's strike earned the Bournemouth captain a red card with just 31 minutes on the clock.

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Teemu Pukki dispatched the penalty down the middle, easing the home crowd's nerves.

Bournemouth pressed for an equaliser after the break and they got a boost as Ben Godfrey was sent off with 14 minutes lefRead More – Source