Klopp says he doesn’t know why Wolves’ winner in FA Cup match was disallowed

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he felt Wolves should have won the FA Cup third-round match against his team on Saturday night, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

I thought it's a goal - Klopp says he doesn't know why Wolves' winner was disallowed

Wolves thought they had scored a late winner after defender Gomes Toti found the net with a backheel, but it was ruled out when Matheus Nunes was deemed to be offside.

There was however confusion as VAR had no camera angle available with any evidence to overturn the linesman’s decision.

Comparing the situation to a goal Liverpool conceded away at Arsenal back in October, Klopp sympathized with Wolves as he admitted he had thought it was a goal in play.

The Liverpool coach told reporters;

I thought it's a goal - Klopp says he doesn't know why Wolves' winner was disallowed

“I don’t really know (if it was a goal). On the pitch, I couldn’t see it so had no idea. I thought it was a goal. It was the player in the left corner. He might have been offside.

“We had a similar situation in the Arsenal game where one angle was missing. In the end everybody thought it was a clear offside but we couldn’t prove it because the angle was not there.

“I don’t know how these things can happen but it happened. So I understand the frustration of Wolves because you want to have the right decision in these moments like we wanted the right decision back then but I cannot say anything about it because I only saw one camera perspective.”

While the incident has led to more debate over the use of VAR, the two teams will be preparing to meet again in a replay at Molineux in a few days.

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