Micah Richards boldly claimed that the offside call for Raheem Sterling’s goal in the second-half of Liverpool’s clash with Manchester was ‘harsh’.
"It's not harsh, it's a fact! He's offside!" 😂
Was Raheem Sterling's disallowed goal harsh? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/GppLKB9tZh
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) April 10, 2022
In one screenshot shared on Twitter, however, by @SteKelly198586, it certainly brings into perspective just how upsetting the offside decision against the former Red was during the 2013/14 campaign.
When used appropriately, VAR has been a helpful tool allowing Jurgen Klopp’s men to play their offside trap and high line effectively, as has been on display for much of the season.
You can catch the image below, courtesy of @SteKelly198586:
Sterling offside harsh, say City.
Took 9 years, but fair do's. pic.twitter.com/l9nb1lfKgW
— Steven Kelly (@SteKelly198586) April 10, 2022