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Liverpool news: Should Adrian's Super Cup-winning penalty save have been allowed?

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Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Adrian was the hero on Wednesday night as the Reds beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to lift the UEFA Super Cup.The Spaniard, who made the move to Anfield only last week, saved Tammy Abraham's penalty in the shootout after the showdown ended 2-2 after extra time.

Should Adrian's winning penalty save in Istanbul have been allowed?

One Tweet read: 'So, genuinely what is the point of VAR?! Adrian clearly has both feet off the line when Abraham strikes the ball, but it's not been retaken.

Another fan wrote: 'Clearly, both Adrian's feet were off the line when Tammy's penalty was taken... Penalty should've been retaken and Adrian should've been booked... VAR IS A FARCE!!!'.

Are you allowed to come off your line or not as a keeper? Cause Adrian got away with it last night! Genuinely this needs to get sorted ASAP. Can't pick and choose when to make calls?'.

In the Premier League, the Professional Game Match Officials Limited made the decision that checking whether goalkeepers have moved off their line will be left to on-field officials rather than VAR.Liverpool came from behind to add the Super Cup to their Champions League triumph in June.Sadio Mane cancelled out Olivier Giroud's opener before putting Liverpool ahead in extra-time.

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp hailed Adrian following his heroics, he said: 'What a story, ADRIAN! Like Rocky after he lost against Apollo Creed I think.

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