La Liga to introduce VAR next season

first_imgPrimera División La Liga to introduce VAR next season Ryan Benson Last updated 1 year ago 04:11 11/16/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(2) VAR referee, Serie A, 20092017 Getty Images Primera División The Spanish top flight has confirmed plans to use video assistant referee technology during the 2018-19 campaign Video assistant referee (VAR) technology will be implemented in La Liga for the start of next season, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed.Dabblebet’s La Liga odds hereLa Liga president Javier Tebas claimed on Tuesday that the system will be introduced “for sure” next term and this announcement sees that revelation rubber-stamped. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player VAR allows referees the opportunity to review an incident with the assistance of video footage, theoretically improving their chances of getting decisions correct.This move means La Liga joins the German Bundesliga and Italy’s Serie A in bringing the technology in, as the Spanish authorities look to eradicate controversies.A statement read: “The president of the referee’s committee, Mr. Victoriano Sanchez Arminio, has informed all the referees and assistant referees in the Primera Division that next season VAR will be implemented in the national league championship.”He also announced that the tests demanded by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) to bring the VAR system into use will begin shortly.”last_img

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