Premier League table without VAR: Where Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and West Ham would sit
A dramatic London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on Monday night closed out an incident-packed round of Premier League fixtures.
VAR was heavily involved as Chelsea won 4-1 against nine-man Spurs, who saw Cristian Romero sent off after a VAR review in the first half and Destiny Udogie dismissed for a second yellow card in the second 45. Chelsea had two goals chalked off, as VAR intervened on a Raheem Sterling goal after a handball was spotted while the on-field officials ruled out Moisés Caicedo's strike after adjudging Nicolas Jackson to be offside and interfering with play.
West Ham were beaten 3-2 at Brentford while Fulham suffered a late loss to Manchester United but there was plenty to smile about for Crystal Palace as they won 2-0 at Burnley.
Following the latest involvements from VAR we have looked at how the early table might look without the use of the technology. Factoring in VAR decisions that led to goals being disallowed or awarded by the technology, including via penalties, here’s how the table might look as things stand...
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