In the future, semi-automatic offside technology will be used in Champions League matches. As the European Football Association (UEFA) announced on Friday, the new system will be used in all matches from the start of the group stage next Tuesday.
Recently, there was a test in the European Super Cup between Eintracht Frankfurt and Real Madrid (0:2), and the technology will also be used in the World Cup in Qatar.
The tough line in the Champions League in booing and acting
“UEFA is always looking for new technological solutions to improve the game and support the work of referees. We firmly believe in this project,” said Roberto Rossetti, President of the UEFA Referees Committee. The system, which works via special cameras, will “improve the running of the game.” consistency of decisions.
In addition, referees have been urged to take stricter measures in the upcoming European Cup matches in case of unsportsmanlike behavior by players and coaches. Specifically, representation, complaint, and claim cards should be severely punished.
“We don’t want to see these things in the game,” Rossetti said. “We are determined to protect the image of football and consider certain behaviors on the pitch and on the bench to be unacceptable.”
“Certified tv guru. Reader. Professional writer. Avid introvert. Extreme pop culture buff.”