Manchester United: Was Edinson Cavani offside?

VAR confirmed that Manchester United star Edinson Cavani wasn’t offside before his game-winning assist on Marcus Rashford’s goal.

Cavani and Rashford teamed up to put Manchester United in the Premier League’s top-4 with a victory over West Ham. While the broadcast view appeared to show that Cavani had a step on the West Ham defender, thus making the play offside, the on-field angle confirmed the opposite.

Rashford was on the other end of an excellent Cavani cross that sent Old Trafford into a complete frenzy, as the game-winning goal came in stoppage time.

A simple tap-in fro Rashford, the longtime Man U attacker, was enough.

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Cavani and Rashford have to top the list, while goalkeeper David de Gea kept a clean sheet, thus earning some chatter for man of the match honors.

Marcus Rashford: Were either he or Cavani offside?

The game-winning goal was such an incredible moment, but Man U fans couldn’t help but wonder if Rashford or Cavani were offside as they entered the box.

West Ham fans were understandably upset given the live TV angle.

Upon further review, there was little doubt that Cavani was onside, and that the goal would count for Rashford, a Manchester United homegrown star. Manchester United: Was Edinson Cavani offside?

John Verrall

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