Problems with the Video Assistant Referee

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 10: General View of a Video Assistant Referee Monitor (VAR) prior to the Carabao Cup Semi-Final first leg match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on January 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images) The use of a Video Assistant Referee has so far been trialled in two competitive games. Although successful so far, teething problems are beginning to show. The use of VAR started with the M23 derby between Brighton and Crystal Palace. Despite the winning goal being contentious, with many claiming the ball was bundled into the...

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