‘Sometimes I never have an understanding of why we have VAR’: Leon Bailey SLAMS referee Anthony Taylor subsequent clash with Lisandro Martinez, after the Man United defender went unpunished irrespective of showing to elbow the Aston Villa ahead two times in the ribs
Aston Villa conquer Manchester United 3-1 at Villa Park in Unai Emery’s initial gameLeon Bailey clashed with Lisandro Martinez all through an incident within the matchMartinez experienced appeared to elbow Bailey twice but escaped without punishmentBailey took to social media to criticise the referee for not getting any action
Leon Bailey has hit out at Lisandro Martinez and referee Anthony Taylor after his clash with the Manchester United defender in Sunday’s game at Villa Park.
Aston Villa secured a outstanding 3-1 acquire about Erik 10 Hag’s aspect in what was Unai Emery’s 1st match in charge since getting above as manager adhering to the sacking of Steven Gerrard.
Bailey opened the scoring, ahead of plans from Lucas Digne and Jacob Ramsey, possibly side of a Ramsey own objective, lifted Emery’s new side up to 13th.
Lisandro Martinez elbowed Leon Bailey twice for the duration of an incident in Sunday’s recreation at Villa Park
It was a discouraging afternoon for the Purple Devils which was shown just right after the hour mark through a coming jointly involving Bailey and Martinez.
As the Argentinian defender tried to see the ball out of play for a United purpose kick in the 64th minute, Bailey tried using to earn the ball by pressuring Martinez.
The centre-back again then appeared to throw a pair of elbows towards Bailey’s belly but he escaped unpunished, irrespective of getting just a couple yards away from the linesman and in the sight of the referee – United have been awarded a aim kick instead.
And Bailey took to social media just after the recreation to slam the officers and highlighted his shock at not successful at minimum a free kick next the clash.
The clash floored Bailey but referee Anthony Taylor failed to punish the Argentinian defender
Bailey had previously opened the scoring in Aston Villa’s outstanding 3-1 acquire about Manchester United
The Jamaican ahead tweeted: ‘Very let down in the referees these days, I could not breath for a second right after having elbowed 2 times in my rib.
‘The linesman went on to say I shouldn’t be declaring anything mainly because I was doing just the exact same matter to Martinez.
‘Sometimes I don’t recognize why we bought VAR. SMH (shaking my head).
The Aston Villa ahead took to social media to slam the officials through Sunday’s video game
Bailey was subbed shortly later on for John McGinn as Villa held out for the 3-1 get.
Even with the altercation, it was an additional high-quality afternoon for Bailey who is enjoying a promising campaign.
He has scored twice and offered just one helps in his previous 3 video games, and has three targets and two assists in 11 Premier League starts.
Bailey joined Villa from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer months of 2021 for a documented £30m fee but struggled with form and conditioning, as he racked up just 1 aim and two assists in the Leading League past season.