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Re: V.A.R.

Postby Slacking student on Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:48 pm

I saw that RARS, amazing scenes.

Varcical you might say
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Re: V.A.R.

Postby Johnny Byrne's Boots on Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:51 pm

Mainz 05 awarded penalty at half-time by VAR with players already in dressing room

A penalty was awarded after players had already left the pitch for half-time in Mainz's Bundesliga win over relegation rivals Freiburg on Monday.

Referee Guido Winkmann called both sides back from the dressing room after consulting the video assistant referee (VAR) system and penalising Freiburg for handball.

Mainz midfielder Pablo de Blasis scored the penalty to put the hosts 1-0 up.

The second half was delayed by fans throwing toilet paper onto the pitch.

It was not related to the penalty decision but instead a protest against Bundesliga fixtures being played on Monday nights.

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Mainz initially had the penalty appeal turned down after right-back Daniel Brosinski's cross deflected off Freiburg centre-back Marc-Oliver Kempf's hand and was saved by keeper Alexander Schwolow.

As the players departed the pitch, Winkmann was told to consult VAR and ran over to the other side of the pitch to watch the replay on a monitor.

Winkmann overturned the decision and awarded the hosts a penalty before having to recall the entire Freiburg side and the handful of Mainz players who had left the pitch.

Following a delay of over six minutes De Blasis scored the penalty in the bottom left corner and Winkmann blew again for half-time, during which the unfortunate Kempf was substituted.

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Re: V.A.R.

Postby OFT on Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:56 pm

,Did any of them come out eating blood oranges?
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Re: V.A.R.

Postby e17 on Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:30 am

Amazed there were none already “doing a Robbie Savage” in the toilet

Is anyone on here still claiming VAR is making football better???
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Re: V.A.R.

Postby only1post on Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:49 am

V.A.R replays to be shown on screens at The World Cup.
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Re: V.A.R.

Postby sanchoz on Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:13 am

only1post wrote:V.A.R replays to be shown on screens at The World Cup.


Only after a decision has been made as the fear is showing live replays and the crowds reaction will have a potential influence on the decision that gets taken.
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Re: V.A.R.

Postby only1post on Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:30 am

So the ref reviews, decides, restarts the game and only then the fans in the stadium get to see why the decision was made.
Would this not have a significant effect on the atmosphere.
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