They where always going to lose, not the first time either. Not really sure why Visa and Mastercard are still actually continuing with the legal battle, settle out of court, problem solved.
Mastercard currently has a number of ongoing court cases against it, totalling millions, this is only one of them. The court case Sainsbury’s bought originally a judge said they were entitled to £69 million back from Mastercard.
The full ruling is below, articles tend to leave out bits and pieces.