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FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR

Grandia

Member
Dec 13, 2017
5,223
Despite the fuckery I do feel a little bad for Emery, he tried. Got us to a Europa final last year which I'm grateful for.
 

Vault

Member
Oct 25, 2017
8,655
South East London derby today.

Charlton haven't beaten Millwall since 1996
 
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Mory Dunz

Member
Oct 25, 2017
19,435
Tuned in and saw pulisic score. Nice.

Is Son a top 15 player in the league?
Is there an argument for top 10?


Odoi trying hard to score. Competition brewing
 

Steve Winwood

Member
Oct 31, 2017
2,479
Absolutely monster statistical game from Pulisic. 6 shots, 3 on target, 3 key passes, 5 dribbles, and the goal. This is exactly the type of game that he basically never had at Dortmund -- for all his moments, he's been hovering around 3 (shots + key passes) per 90 over the past two seasons, which, even for a young player, is a pretty mediocre number in a good attacking team in the most attacking league in the world.
 

Garjon

Member
Oct 27, 2017
1,331
Is there any actual reason why the refs won't use the pitchside monitors for VAR? Seems like it'd solve a lot of the problems it has at the moment
 

Jodez99

Member
Jan 1, 2018
823
Sheffield were completely robbed there. How are they even fucking up decisions based on straight lines now
 

SMD

Banned
Oct 28, 2017
4,268
The problem isn't and never has been the technology. The referees are fucking it up constantly and at this point it's looking deliberate. They don't use VAR to actually help with incorrect decisions and then they spend ages trying to line up their guidelines to suit a decision.
Today they picked Dier's knee. The other day, they picked Firmino's armpit (??) to judge offside. They can't even decide what parts of the body are offside, this is basic stuff.

The ref doesn't go to the pitchside monitor. That way whatever the VAR says isn't his responsibility and he can hold his hands up and say it was out of his hands. The monitor is right there, go and look.

The PGMOL and the referees have absolutely fucked this and if they think they're being clever about it, they're going to be in for a shock when UEFA and FIFA end up fucking off all the English refs from continental and international competitions cos none of them can use VAR properly.
 

Jodez99

Member
Jan 1, 2018
823
Honestly I feel like the refs are messing it up on purpose so that VAR gets removed in subsequent seasons