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Eddie Howe shares what he thought about Alexander Isak’s disallowed goal yesterday.

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Eddie Howe discusses his thoughts on yesterday’s disallowed goal by Alexander Isak.According to Howe, Newcastle’s equalizer was onside.

 

LUTON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 05: Amazon Prime Video pundit Alan Shearer ahead of the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023 in Luton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The VAR camera provided a difficult-to-determine angle, but the goal was ultimately disallowed because it was determined that Isak’s elbow was in front of the Luton defender’s knee. It was a very close call.

 

Given Newcastle’s injury-related misfortune this season and their two eliminations at the last minute from competitions, Howe might have benefited from a little touch of fortune yesterday afternoon.Eddie Howe has now commented on the disallowed goal scored by Alexander Isak yesterday, which prevented Newcastle United from earning a point against Luton.

 

Isak believed he had scored the equalizer in the second half with a magnificent finish, but the linesman raised his flag and VAR subsequently confirmed the decision after a protracted review.However, the goal scored by Isak was adjudicated offside, Newcastle ultimately suffered a loss due to their persistently poor away form, and manager Gordon Howe was left perplexed as to the cause of failure for the fifth time in the previous six matches.

 

After the game, Howe offered his candid assessment of the goal, but in contrast to his opponents, he maintained his composure throughout his evaluation.

 

In an interview, Howe remarked, “I found it amusing that I immediately inspected the monitor because my intuition told me it was in our favor.

 

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“However, that is the purpose of VAR, and they’ve reached a different conclusion.”Newcastle must perform considerably better away from home.

While it is true that some individuals may hold the opinion that the goal should have stood, that should not detract from the reality that Newcastle once again performed poorly in their away match yesterday.

 

This brings their Premier League record away from St. James’ Park to a mere one victory in nine matches, placing them in the same boat as Burnley, Wolves, and Crystal Palace.

 

In order to potentially qualify for Europe or the Champions League in the upcoming season, Newcastle must enhance their ability to withstand away games.

 

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