UEFA suspends VAR after PSG's handball penalty against Newcastle. 

UEFA has removed the VAR who awarded Paris Saint-Germain's controversial added-time penalty against Newcastle United in the Champions League on Wednesday night. 

VAR in Poland In the 96th minute of Tuesday's match, Tomasz Kwiatkowski sent referee Szymon Marciniak to the pitchside monitor after the ball struck Tino Livramento's arm, 

which was judged to be making his body bigger and creating a barrier.Marciniak overturned his decision and awarded the penalty to PSG, which Kybappé converted to earn the home side a crucial 1-1 draw,

putting the French club in control of round-of-16 qualification. - What every team needs to advance in UCLKwiatkowski was scheduled to serve as VAR for Wednesday'

match between Real Sociedad and FC Salzburg, but the role has now been taken over by German official Marco Fritz. Marciniak's availability for a game on Matchday 6 remains to be seen.

It suggests that UEFA believes Kwiatkowski's decision to advise the spot kick was a mistake, 

which could have serious consequences for Newcastle's chances of progressing to the knockout stages.

In the 71st minute, the ball struck Newcastle's Lewis Miley's arm in similar circumstances, but the VAR did not intervene. However, just because the ball deflected off Livramento's body before hitting his arm isn't enough to justify a penalty.

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