David Wagner showed bizarre red card by VAR despite helping Jordan Torunarigha survive after Hertha Berlin lost patience on the sidelines
- David Wagner was very hard done by during the victory of Schalke vs Hertha Berlin
- After the Schalke boss tried to help an opponent, he received a red card
- The former Huddersfield manager could not & # 39; t believes his eyes when he was sent away
Schalke finally won the spirited German cup competition 3-2 after extra time
David Wagner became the last victim of VAR farce on On Tuesday evening the Schalke boss received a red card because he tried to help an opponent stand up.
With Schalke locked 2-2 with Hertha Berlin in the German Cup during extra time, Wagner was accidentally smashed by defender Jordan Torunarigha, who was tackled at the sidelines in the 100th minute .
The former manager of Huddersfield decided to drag the Hertha Berlin player back to his feet by gently placing his hands near the neck of Torunarigha.
Torunarigha lost his temper after being helped by Wagner, the Schalke manager shrugs off before he angrily throws a bottle holder on the floor.
The Hertha player, who witnessed to his team a two-goal lead, was then given his marsorders by referee Harm Osmers after being shown a second yellow card.
The drama did not end there, however, when VAR decided to intervene, and to the great fright of Wagner and everyone watching, the manager was given a straight red for his role on the sidelines.
Wagner protested for a while after the Veltins-Arena crowd was left astonished, but luckily for the hosts, the resignation of their manager had no negative impact on them.
In the 115th minute, Schalke turned the game upside down after delivering the winner thanks to Benito Raman.
The Schalke substitute ran away from the counterattack after a Hertha corner to slide quietly between the legs of goalkeeper Rune Jarstein.
And after the last whistle on Tuesday, Wagner revealed his shock about the red card decision.
Wagner said: & I cannot explain my red card. I looked back and my hand was around his neck, but I tried to help him stay up. He then threw the crate of water. & # 39;