Twitter reacts to obvious technical error on BBC's coverage of Euro's opener 1 month ago

Twitter reacts to obvious technical error on BBC's coverage of Euro's opener

Fans noticed the error during the early stages of the game

Fans spotted a technical error in the early stages of England's Euro 2022 opener against Austria on Wednesday as the noticed the commentary lagged behind.

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BBC One was the home for the Lionesses' game at Old Trafford as they opened the tournament on home soil, where they are one of the favourites to win the competition.

But fans noticed that the early stages of the game were not in time with the commentary and took to Twitter to react to the early error.

One fan said: "How are BBC so out of sync with their commentary? Unwatchable with comms."

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A second person tweeted: "The BBC sound and picture is...a bit slow. Heard the commentary of Zinsberger catching that freekick before seeing it. Few teething problems with the Old Trafford infrastructure?"

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A third person said: "The BBC commentary is a couple of seconds ahead of the pictures and its gonna drive me nuts."

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Meanwhile a fourth person said: "BBC have made a right shambles of this commentary by the way. Decent crowd though."

Thankfully the troubles with audio didn't have any impact on the pitch as Sarina Wiegman's side took an early lead through Beth Mead in front of a sell-out crowd at Old Trafford.

The forward got on the end of Fran Kirby's lofted ball over the top of the defence where Mead controlled the ball excellently before a delicate dink over the keeper to give the Lionesses' the lead.

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Mead's strike was checked by VAR and goal-line technology to see if it had definitely crossed the line and after a short delay, the goal was given.

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