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Changes in the regulation: The UEFA plan replantear the norm of the offside

Published:16/10/2021 - 22:23h

Updated:16/10/2021 - 22:23h

To less than a week of the controversial goal of Kylian Mbappé with France in the final of the Nations League against Spain, the UEFA would change the rule of the 'outside'

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Afterwards of the controversial goal of Kylian Mbappé with France during the commitment of the final of the Nations League against Spain (2-1), the UEFA decided to open the door to a change in the rule of the offside. Now it pleads for a reformulation, although it remembers that the played is "properly arbitrated" .

The English referee Anthony Taylor "took the correct decision, based in the existent rule and his official interpretation ", has said Roberto Rosetti this Friday. The manager of arbitration inside the European organism aims that when trying intercept the pass of Theo Hernández in the minute 80, Eric García validated the position of Mbappé, although it was more far of the goal that he, "because it took part to play the balloon".

"However, this case shows us that the current interpretation of the law seems to go in in conflict with the spirit of the own law, that is to avoid that any player take advantage of of his position of offside", adds the ex international referee Italian.

Under his criterion, Rosetti exposes that "the position of the UEFA is that it is possible to improve the editorial" of the norm promulgada by the International Board (IFAB), the organism that governs the laws of the game "so that it adjust to the aim of the law of the offside and to the spirit of the game".

In process of approval

Likewise, Roberto Rosetti has added that " I already have contacted" with FIFA and IFAB, and " will argue solutions in the next meeting of the technical group asesor" of the International Board, foreseen for 27 October. A meeting in which it could replantear a rule that has been studied in multiple opportunities and that follows generating controversial.

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