Video assistant referees got two big decisions right in the Bundesliga on Saturday — but that's not the point. DW's Matt Ford believes VAR robs live football of the emotion it is built on. [...]
VAR, otherwise known as ‘video assistant referee’, got its first roll out in English football a few weeks ago in the FA Cup match between Crystal Palace and Brighton. The game, which ended in a 2-1 win for the Seagulls, did turn out to be showcase for VAR that was expected. In fact, the system basically had no[...]
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