In the Russian football will start the VAR



The President of the Russian football Union (RFU) Alexander Dyukov hopes on Matchday two in the Premier League will start functioning and the system of videophones arbitrators VAR (Vide Assistant Referee). The words of the functionary leads “R-Sport”.

According to Dyukov, the RAF took responsibility for the conclusion of necessary agreements that should be signed soon. “Today we plan to send a request to UEFA to, at least at one of the games to officially use online VAR,” — said Dyukov.

In this regard, the RFU expect that the system will be used in the RPL matches since the second round. He will start July 20.

The use of the VAR system in test mode is approved in 2016. It was used at the confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA world Cup. With its help the main referee can decide the outcome of the controversial episode with the help of assistants or myself to repeat. VAR was used in the final of the Cup of Russia-2019 and transient RPL matches of the season-2018/19.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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