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Frank Lampard lashes out at VAR after Mateo Kovacic was shown second yellow card in FA Cup defeat

‘What kind of rule is that… it was never a red card’: Frank Lampard lashes out at VAR AGAIN after Chelsea star Mateo Kovacic was controversially shown second yellow card in FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has once again aired his frustration with VAR after Mateo Kovacic was controversially dismissed in the FA Cup final against Arsenal.

The 26-year-old received his second booking under the Wembley arch after challenging Granit Xhaka – but replays promptly revealed that there was barely contact made on his opponent.

Referee Anthony Taylor handed Kovacic his marching orders regardless, leaving the visibly frustrated Lampard to rue the bizarre rule that prevents VAR from reviewing yellow card offences.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has criticised VAR after the FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal

The technology was not able to intervene to overturn Mateo Kovacic's second yellow card

The technology was not able to intervene to overturn Mateo Kovacic’s second yellow card

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