Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player in English football to have a goal awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) system on Tuesday.

The video technology made its English debut through trials in the FA Cup and EFL Cup semi-finals this month.

The Nigeria international latched on to a pass fromm Riyad Mahrez and finished, only to see his celebrations curtailed by the official’s flag once more.

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However, a review of the goal via VAR clearly showed Iheanacho was onside when Mahrez played him in.