sport news Gary Neville SLAMS VAR after penalty drama in Arsenal vs Norwich

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'That's a disgrace': Gary Neville SLAMS VAR after Tim Krul's penalty save against is overturned due to encroachment following blatant handball There was yet more VAR drama surrounding an Arsenal penalty against Norwich Christoph Zimmermann handled the ball in the area and a spot kick was given 's shot was saved, but VAR said it had to be retaken He scored on his second attempt, despite efforts from Tim Krul to put him off 

By Matt Porter For Mailonline

Published: 14:40 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 15:04 GMT, 1 December 2019

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There were a mad few minutes during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich on Sunday, as there was plenty of drama surrounding a penalty decision in the first half. 

Norwich's Cristoph Zimmermann obviously had his hand raised in the box as the ball came in and struck it. He claimed he had been pushed, but his complaints fell on deaf ears as stepped up to take the penalty.

's penalty was poor, easily saved by Norwich keeper Tim Krul as the fans erupted in celebration and his team-mates rushed to congratulate him.

Norwich players surround the referee after a penalty decision given for handball in the box

Norwich players surround the referee after a penalty decision given for handball in the box

A VAR replay clearly showed encroachment on the penalty kick, so it had to be retaken

A VAR replay clearly showed encroachment on the penalty kick, so it had to be retaken 

WHY WAS THE PENALTY RETAKEN? 

The rules for penalties are as follows:

'The players other than the kicker and goalkeeper

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