VAR has been the centre of controversy in many Scottish Premiership games - but which team has been awarded the most penalties so far this season? (Getty Images)VAR has been the centre of controversy in many Scottish Premiership games - but which team has been awarded the most penalties so far this season? (Getty Images)
VAR has been the centre of controversy in many Scottish Premiership games - but which team has been awarded the most penalties so far this season? (Getty Images)

How many penalties Hearts and Hibs have been awarded compared to Celtic, Rangers & rivals - gallery

A table of penalties awarded this season for each Scottish Premiership team.

The 2023/24 Scottish Premiership season has already had its fair share of controversial VAR decisions which have been scrutinised by fans and media experts in recent weeks. VAR has received backlash from fans for a variety of different reasons which vary from the decisions given to the length of time taken for referees to make crucial calls, which have at times disturbed the pattern and entertainment of the game.

Overall there have been 33 penalties awarded in the Premiership this season. Of those spot kicks, 23 have been successfully converted from 12 yards, while the other 11 penalties have either been saved or missed. But which team has come out on top when it comes to the tough refereeing decisions and which teams have been less fortunate? Ahead of this weekend’s matches Edinburgh Evening News takes a look at the league table for penalties so far…

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