The 20/21 Premier League table without VAR. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The 20/21 Premier League table without VAR - here's where Brighton, Crystal Palace and Southampton would have finished

VAR continued to cause outrage during the 2020/21 Premier League campaign – but how much did it impact teams?

Monday, 28th June 2021, 10:43 am

VAR is here to stay – whether we like it or not!

Controversy over how it was implemented, squiggly lines, handball decisions and more continued to be a major talking point across the season.

Some clubs and players will feel aggrieved over a number of decisions, but the old adage is ‘it will even itself out’ over the course of a campaign.

But is that true?

Research from The Sun has detailed how the top-flight would have finished had VAR not been in play last season.

In the end, did it benefit or prove problematic for Graham Potter’s side on their way to sealing a 16th-placed finish, or if video assistants hadn’t been in place, would they have actually gone down?

Find out below:

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