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Portugal FA says VAR wrongly used to disallow goal

Reuters
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

LISBON - The video replay system (VAR) being trialled in various leagues around the world ran into more controversy on Monday when the Portuguese federation (FPF) said it had been wrongly used to disallow a goal at the weekend.

The FPF said in a statement that it had "established that there was a move in which the refereeing team misinterpreted the VAR protocol, leading to the goal to be wrongly disallowed."

The FPF did not specifically mention the goal or game but its description matched an incident in Sporting's 2-0 win over Feirense in the Portuguese top flight on Sunday.

Sporting forward Seydou Doumbia had a goal disallowed in the 18th minute following a VAR review because of a foul by his team mate Bruno Fernandes which happened nearly 20 seconds earlier deep in his own half.








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