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New change in the VAR will mark a before and an afterwards in LaLiga

Published:15/12/2021 - 19:29h

Updated:15/12/2021 - 19:37h

Luis Medina Cantalejo, president of the referees, has urged to a change of criterion with the penaltis: The intention is to go back to the original idea

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Luis Medina Cantalejo, president of the committee of Spanish referees, wants to mark his line from the start. It was appointed successor of Carlos Velasco Carballo to finals of November, and this week already has decided to modify some appearances related with the application of the VAR in the penaltis.

Medina Cantalejo has urged to that the application of the video-arbitration in the sentence of maximum penalties produce exclusively when suceda a flagrant error in the signaling, or no, of a penalti. That is to say, that the VAR have the authority to cancel a distinguished launching by a 'piscinazo' inside the area, or that correct the no signaling of a penalti in case of a strong entrance that do not leave doubts to the interpretation.

Said decision would not have to mean any revolution, as the norm establishes precisely the criteria commented previously. But the memory by part of the President, to that only between the VAR in decisions that suppose a flagrant error regarding signaling of penaltis refers , comes by the opinion of Medina Cantalejo that at present, from the room VOR are going in in actions "very adjusted". Something that still complicates more the use of the tool due to the fact that the criteria are clearly established.

Errors for modifying

That the VAR do not have to detain the game to analyse the most subjective actions, will do also that the game do not detain therefore time. This is one of the pending subjects of the video-arbitration in LaLiga Spanish, and that has done that in the last years see time of aggregated upper to the six or seven minutes was something relatively usual.

Return to the origins

Once established this new criterion, only would subtract to see how carries out in the practice. A priori, the decision does that the VAR go back to the origins, something that values of positive way, but this positividad could see altered if some team sees affected… The arrival of the VAR has done the justest football, but the controversy persists in each day.

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