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In-depth analysis of the semi-automatic offside that could reach LaLiga

Published:23/03/2023 - 20:50h

Updated:23/03/2023 - 20:50h

2022 brought a new novelty for referees, although it has not yet been seen in LaLiga. However, next season could bring an increasingly necessary system.

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In the last editions of the Glass of the World, the FIFA has entered innovations in the competition that later are implemented in the local and continental tournaments. Such is the case of the eye of falcon in Brazil 2014, the VAR in Russia 2018 and, more recently, the offside semi-automatic in Qatar 2022. Precisely this last could solve many of the controversies in the Spanish football.

From LaLiga is on the table the possibility to adopt this technology. Used already in the Champions League, Supercopa of Europe, World-wide of Clubs, Supercopa of Spain and that will be implementing in the final of the Glass of the King of this year, the system presents like an option to reduce the referee's controversies, although hardly they disappear completely.

The technology can and has to improve the football

In such sense, between the plans of the patronal would be the possibility to do use of this technology for the next edition of the Spanish championship. With her, it will be possible to launch a three-dimensional image to determine the exact location of a footballer in a played concrete. Of this way, the decisions by part of the referee can see speeded up and avoid like this the losses of unnecessary times.

The innovative system is formed by 12 fixed cameras installed under the cover of each stadium (in addition to which can use of the television production) visualise each centimetre of the terrain of game and attract data of 29 points of the body of each player. Of this way is still in real time to each footballer and the system knows where is situated in the terrain of game to each instant.

The possibility in LaLiga is very real

Of equal way, the adoption of this technology in the balompié local would not suppose greater obstacles that the economic; in fact, this section is the one who continues under evaluation. In case to approve , would not be necessary a change of provider, since it would be Hawk Eye, the same current provider, the one who would loan the service.

Already during the Supercopa won by the FC Barcelona there were two occasions in which the offside semi-automatic corrected a referee's decision initial and the average of time between the action in the field and the rectification was of 45 seconds. After these results, the Technical Committee of Referees, through a communiqué, has invited to LaLiga to the use of the offside semi-automatic to continue with this progress in the Spanish football that has initiated the RFEF.

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