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The coaches of Nice and Monaco were rather agreed with the first use of the video help to arbitration on Tuesday.
Mr. Turpin has not had much need for the VAR. (B. Papon/The Team)
The first use made of the assistance to the video-refereeing (VAR) in a match between two clubs of League 1 has been well received, on Tuesday in the quarter-final of the League Cup between Nice and Monaco (1-2). the “These are the beginnings. I saw that in Germany, they have had a lot of problems. It is necessary that it remains simple, was estimated to Lucien Favre, trainer of the Gym. in The purpose of Plea is not out of the game at all for example. And we’re waiting for two or three minutes.”
“errors will decrease”
Its counterpart in monaco, Leonardo Jardim, has also shown himself to be prudent but rather in favour of this technological support, if required. the “It is well. We lose two or three minutes on the entire game, has also found the technician. in But the errors will decrease. Not totally, but 80% of it, yes.”
For his part, Eric Borghini, executive Committee member of the French Federation (FFF) and the president of the federal commission of arbitrators are also welcomed this evening. the “The device has worked very well,-he said. in seen at the level of the purpose of Nice, where there was a doubt out of the game. This has avoided any challenge without altering the fluidity of the game. Michel Platini was against it. With the referees, we were all in favour of anything that can help the referees, without substituting for them while preserving the game.”