Motherwell defender Bevis Mugabi has branded the VAR strains used to award Rangers’ third aim in yesterday’s 4-2 defeat “a bit suspect.”
The Ugandan worldwide netted his first aim of the season for the Steelmen to make it 2-2 within the Fir Park conflict, just for Todd Cantwell to fireside again in entrance simply 4 minutes later in controversial circumstances.
TV replays confirmed Rangers striker Vogue Sakala was offside within the build-up to the aim however when VAR strains had been utilized, officers deemed Dan Casey to be enjoying Sakala onside by the tightest of margins.
That decision and a late crimson card for Callum Slattery left boss Stuart Kettlewell annoyed and he says he’s in search of make clear over the selections.
And gutted Mugabi mentioned: “It has been a bit questionable.
“Lots of people have seen the strains look a bit suspect however that’s out of our management, we will not management what VAR does.
“All we are able to do is deal with ourselves and ensure we do what we’re speculated to do in the course of the sport.
“It’s only a disgrace we could not maintain on for a bit longer than we did after the aim [to make it 2-2] and the sending off did not assist us both.
“You can nonetheless see the workforce staying compact, speaking to one another and specializing in the job in hand.
“I believe the supervisor has put in a psychological toughness in us that we have to win video games and get outcomes when wanted.”
Mugabi was making his first notable outing for the Steelmen since a knee harm in opposition to Celtic in November sidelined him for greater than two months.
He has been handed a few ultimate minute cameos in current video games in opposition to Hearts and Kilmarnock, however he received 37 minutes beneath his belt in opposition to Rangers after changing Paul McGinn early within the second half.
He netted six minutes after approaching, displaying some striker’s instincts to poke the ball house after a scramble within the Rangers penalty space.
“I believe a number of folks will keep in mind my striker’s look in opposition to St Mirren a few years in the past, so I’ve received it within the locker!”, he laughed.
“I am simply joyful to get a aim however it’s only a disgrace we could not maintain on longer once we received stage.
“We simply need to deal with the following sport now.”
Motherwell stay ninth within the desk and at the moment are 5 factors forward of nearest rivals Kilmarnock, whereas they’re eight factors away from backside aspect Dundee United.
The Steelmen return to motion on April 1 when the pinnacle to Hibs after the worldwide break.
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