Liverpool supporters are disappointed with the decision not to give the Reds a penalty in the second-half against Chelsea.

Roberto Firmino was inside the box for the hosts and tried to chip the ball into the middle but it was blocked by N’Golo Kante. Immediately, there were plenty of appeals from the Liverpool side who saw the ball clearly hit Kante’s hand from Firmino’s chip.

However, after being told to delay his decision, Martin Atkinson let the play continue with no handball being given. It was a very short delay by VAR’s standards, with Atkinson being advised not to change his original decision of no penalty.

Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to bemoan the consistency of VAR, with several similar cases going the opposite way in the Premier League this season.

The Reds went one down towards the end of the first-half when Mason Mount scored a brilliant solo goal in front of the Kop. Mount left Alisson with no chance and Chelsea’s persistence of playing the ball over the top of Liverpool’s high-line finally paid off.

Jamie Redknapp, who was on punditry duty for Sky Sports, blamed Trent Alexander-Arnold at half-time.

The former Liverpool midfielder said: “When you’ve got the two there against one, you’ve got to do your best to show him down the line.

“But even if he does come inside, Trent Alexander-Arnold has got to get there quicker, he’s got to move his feet quicker and block the ball.

“Show him down the line on his left foot, but once he comes inside on his right foot, you’ve got to block it. Trent doesn’t do enough, for me, I think you’ve got to get there quicker and block it.”