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The Russian football Union (RFU) will Finance the implementation of the system of videophones arbitrators (VAR) in some matches this season. This was stated by the project Manager for the implementation of VAR in Russia Leonid Kaloshin, his words leads TASS.
According to Kaloshina, the system will be used in some matches of Russian Cup and the play-offs for the right to play in the new season of the Russian Premier League (RPL). In addition, the RFU will pay the rent of the necessary equipment and training for referees who will work at it.
The decision on whether the VAR system to be used in RPL next season, is still pending. 4 Dec clubs-the participants unanimously supported the introduction of new products.
The use of the system VAR in a test mode has been approved in 2016. It was used at the confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA world Cup. At the moment, the system operates in the Championships of Spain, Germany and Italy. With its help the main referee can decide the outcome of the controversial episode with the help of assistants or myself to repeat.
Video, photo All from Russia.