August 30, 2016

Referee Appointments for International "Friendly Matches" - August / September 2016

These are some appointments for friendly games to be played on next days. If you know an appointment that is still missing in the list below, don't hesitate to inform us!


31/08

Albania - Morocco
Referee: Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee 1: Matej Žunič (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee 2: Manuel Vidali (Slovenia)
Fourth Official: Enea Jorgji (Albania)

Czech Republic - Armenia
Referee: Vladimír Vnuk (Slovakia)
Assistant Referee 1: Ondrej Brendza (Slovakia)
Assistant Referee 2: Michal Tomčík (Slovakia)

Denmark - Liechtenstein
Referee: Þóroddur Hjaltalín (Iceland)
Assistant Referee 1: Frosti Viðar Gunnarsson (Iceland)
Assistant Referee 2: Birkir Sigurðarson (Iceland)
Fourth Official: Jens Grabski Maae (Denmark)

Estonia - Malta
Referee: Michael Tykgaard (Denmark)
Assistant Referee 1: Lars Rix (Denmark)
Assistant Referee 2: Niels Høg (Denmark)
Fourth Official: Sten Klaasen (Estonia)

Germany - Finland
Referee: Aleksei Kulbakov (Belarus)
Assistant Referee 1: Dmitry Zhuk (Belarus)
Assistant Referee 2: Oleg Masylyanko (Belarus)
Fourth Official: Dzianis Shcharbakou (Belarus)

Norway - Belarus
Referee: Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen (Denmark)
Assistant Referee 1: Lars Hummelgaard (Denmark)
Assistant Referee 2: Jakob Bille (Denmark)
Fourth Official: Jon Michael Knutsen (Norway)

Rep of Ireland - Oman
Referee: Demetrios Masias (Cyprus)
Assistant Referee 1: Marios Demetriades (Cyprus)
Assistant Referee 2: Ioannis Lazarou (Cyprus)
Fourth Official: Paul Mc Laughlin (Ireland)
Turkey - Russia
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee 1: Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee 2: Robert Vukan (Slovenia)
Fourth Official: Alper Ulusoy (Turkey)

01/09

Belgium - Spain
Referee:  Benoît Bastien (France)
Assistant Referee 1: Hicham Zakrani (France)
Assistant Referee 2: Frédéric Haquette (France)
Fourth Official: Frank Schneider (France)

Italy - France
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
Assistant Referee 1: Erwin Zeinstra (Netherlands)
Assistant Referee 2: Sander van Roekel (Netherlands)
Fourth Official: Richard Liesveld (Netherlands)
Video Assistant Referee: Danny Makkelie - Pol van Boekel (Netherlands)

Netherlands - Greece
Referee: Mete Kalkavan (Turkey)
Assistant Referee 1: Ceyhun Sesigüzel (Turkey)
Assistant Referee 2: Kerem Ersoy (Turkey)

Portugal  - Gibraltar
Referee: Erez Papir (Israel)
Assistant Referee 1: Roy Hassan (Israel)
Assistant Referee 2: Mahmud Mahagna (Israel)
Fourth Official: João Pinheiro (Portugal)

02/09

Latvia - Luxembourg
Referee: Andrew Davey (Northern Ireland)
Assistant Referee 1: Stephen Donaldson (Northern Ireland)
Assistant Referee 2: Georgios Argyropoulos (Northern Ireland)
Fourth Official: Andris Treimanis (Latvia)

06/09

Russia - Ghana
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)
Assistant Referee 1: Zeynal Zeynalov (Azerbaijan)
Assistant Referee 2: Rza Mammadov (Azerbaijan) 

A special thank to RayHD for his searching work.

78 Comments:

  1. UEFA.com doesn't reveal the appointments for WC qualifiers, I think they will do that on Thursday, three days before the games.
    However, after Gözübüyük assignment, we have anoter leak:
    http://www.frf.ro/masculin/echipa-nationala/anthony-taylor-va-arbitra-romania-muntenegru-id20148.html
    Taylor for Romania - Montenegro.

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  2. Slovakia - England
    Milorad Mažič - Milovan Ristić, Dalibor Đurđević - Srđan Jovanović (SRB)

    http://sport.aktuality.sk/c/234208/duel-slovenska-proti-anglicku-povedie-skuseny-srb/

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  3. 05/09

    Spain - Liechtenstein (7.45 pm)
    Referee: Simon Lee Evans (Wales)
    Assistant Referee 1: Philip Thomas (Wales)
    Assistant Referee 2: Daniel Beckett (Wales)
    Fourth Official: Bryn Markham-Jones (Wales)

    06/09

    Switzerland - Portugal (7.45 pm)
    Referee: Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
    Assistant Referee 1: Pau Norbert Cebrián Devís (Spain)
    Assistant Referee 2: Roberto Díaz Pérez del Palomar (Spain)
    Fourth Official: Carlos Jesús Clos Gómez (Spain)

    http://www.rfef-cta.com/Internacional/Noticias/VerNoticia.aspx?id=691
    http://www.rfef-cta.com/Internacional/Noticias/VerNoticia.aspx?id=690

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  4. 05/09

    Ukraine - Iceland (7.45 pm)
    Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
    Assistant Referee 1: Cyril Gringore (France)
    Assistant Referee 2: Nicolas Danos (France)
    Fourth Official: Ruddy Buquet (France)

    http://www.ffu.org.ua/ukr/teams/teams_main/15506/

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  5. 06/09

    Belarus - France (7.45 pm)
    Referee: Ovidiu Alin Haţegan (Romania)
    Assistant Referee 1: Octavian Şovre (Romania)
    Assistant Referee 2: Sebastian Eugen Gheorghe (Romania)
    Fourth Official: Sebastian Constantin Colţescu (Romania)

    http://frf.ro/comunicate/comunicate-frf/ovidiu-hategan-va-debuta-in-preliminariile-campionatului-mondial-fiind-delegat-la-belarus-franta-id20147.html

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  6. Sweden - Netherlands (7.45 pm)
    Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
    Assistant Referee 1: Lorenzo Manganelli (Italy)
    Assistant Referee 2: Riccardo Di Fiore (Italy)
    Fourth Official: Antonio Damato (Italy)

    http://dalafotboll.nu/match/?scr=result&fmid=3188087

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  7. 06/09

    Bulgaria - Luxembourg
    Referee: Gediminas Mažeika (Lithuania)
    Assistant Referee 1: Vytautas Šimkus (Lithuania)
    Assistant Referee 2: Vytenis Kazlauskas (Lithuania)
    Fourth Official: Sergejus Slyva (Lithuania)

    http://bfunion.bg/news/6978

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  8. 06/09

    Cyprus - Belgium
    Referee: Felix Zwayer (Germany)
    Assistant Referee 1: Thorsten Schiffner (Germany)
    Assistant Referee 2: Marco Achmüller (Germany)
    Fourth Official: Christian Dingert (Germany)

    http://backend.cfa.com.cy/Gr/news/27431

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  9. There are a lot of U21 games during the next days. Currently not all of them are already appointed, those who are you can check here: http://www.uefa.com/under21/season=2017/matches/index.html

    As expected only referees from second & third group.

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  10. 04/09

    Norway - Germany
    Referee: William Collum (Scotland)
    Assistant Referee 1: Douglas Ross (Scotland)
    Assistant Referee 2: Francis Connor (Scotland)
    Fourth Official: John Beaton (Scotland)

    http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/scottish_fa_news.cfm?page=1962&newsCategoryID=2&newsID=16466

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  11. Serbia Rep. Of Ireland
    Referee Viktor Kassai

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    31/08

    Estonia - Malta
    Referee: Michael Tykgaard (Denmark)
    Assistant Referee 1: Lars Rix (Denmark)
    Assistant Referee 2: Niels Høg (Denmark)
    Fourth Official: Sten Klaasen (Estonia)

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  13. FRIENDLY

    31/08
    Rep of Ireland-Oman
    Referee: Demetrios Masias (Cyprus)
    Assistant Referee 1: Marios Demetriades (Cyprus)
    Assistant Referee 2: Ioannis Lazarou (Cyprus)
    Fourth Official:

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  14. FRIENDLY

    31/08

    Czech Republic - Armenia
    Referee: Vladimír Vnuk (Slovakia)
    Assistant Referee 1: Ondrej Brendza (Slovakia)
    Assistant Referee 2: Michal Tomčík (Slovakia)

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  15. And Belgium-Spain? Who is the referee?

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  16. FRIENDLY

    31/08

    Norway - Belarus
    Referee: Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen (Denmark)
    Assistant Referee 1: Lars Hummelgaard (Denmark)
    Assistant Referee 2: Jakob Bille (Denmark)
    Fourth Official: Jon Michael Knutsen (Norway)

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  17. FRIENDLY
    01/09

    Netherlands - Greece
    Referee: Mete Kalkavan (Turkey)
    Assistant Referee 1: Ceyhun Sesigüzel (Turkey)
    Assistant Referee 2: Kerem Ersoy (Turkey)

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    01/09

    BELGIUM - SPAIN
    Referee: Benoît Bastien (France)

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    2. Assistant Referee 1: Hicham Zakrani (France)
      Assistant Referee 2: Frédéric Haquette (France)
      Fourth Official: Frank Schneider (France)

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  19. 31/08
    Denmark - Liechtenstein
    Thoruddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

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    1. Þóroddur Hjaltalín - Frosti Viðar Gunnarsson, Birkir Sigurðarson

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  20. 31/08
    Albania - Morocco
    Matej Jug (Slovenia)

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    1. Matej Jug - Matej Žunič, Manuel Vidali - Enea Jorgji

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  21. Denmark - Liechtenstein
    Fourth Official: Jens Grabski Maae (Denmark)

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  22. Penalty appeal in Germany - Finland:

    https://streamable.com/xumz

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    1. Correct decision to PLAY ON, in my opinion.

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    2. I agree, but his positioning should have been way more active. He can't see the situation from the right angle now. And especially in the seconds after, when the ball goes toward the corner of the field, he should be there, and not remain passive. Point of attention IMO, based on this very short clip.

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  23. Fourth official in GER-FIN: Dzianis Shcharbakou (BLR)

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  24. 02/09
    Latvia (LVA) vs Luxembourg (LUX)

    Andrew Davey (NIR) - Stephen Donaldson (NIR), Georgios Argyropoulos (NIR) - Andris Treimanis (LVA)

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  25. who are the officials behind the camera on Video Assistant Referee trial, held today in Italy-France ? I guess international ones and well skilled, since they have to judge and potentially pilot some Kuipers' decision.

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    1. Danny Makkelie and Pol van Boekel will be the VAR's tonight in Bari.

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    2. Thank you for this info, DutchRef.

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  26. Minute 3': we have already a SFP in Italy - France. Kuipers goes for YC but... just because it is a friendly. Terrible foul!

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    1. So the health of the players is worthless in 'friendlies'? I really hate such referees' attitude.

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    2. Referees tend to show a bit of leniency at the beginning of the game! Even Mr. Busacca instructed them to do the same in 2014 WC! Personally I have no problem with a bit of lineancy but at the same time I would accept any strict action taken by the referee to maintain discipline as well... Players should be responsible and disciplined!! But I would somewhat accept the YC (a bit reluctantly) as its just the 3rd minute! No referee wants to spoil the match so early... So I would probably not mind the referee being allowed to be a bit subjective at such a time!! Maybe a strong verbal caution that any such further offence in the match by any player would fetch a straight RC, would be highly appreciated!!

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    3. Not nice to say but I have this feeling: if it had happened in the second half, Kuipers would have issued a straight RC. I am convinced he had the total perception of the foul with studs up.
      But this does not excuse him, SFP must be always punished by RC.

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    4. @Chefren
      I absolutely agree with you on this! That's why I was highlighting the stage of the game... Clearly he didn't wish to send off a player so early... Nowadays we see many referees do this i.e. staying away from issuing cards at the early stages of the match... I firmly believe referees should be stricter while dealing with SFP... Also often referees are a bit lineant with their cards in friendlies... Although I may just accept the YC here quite reluctantly, I strongly feel RC would've been a better option!! Barring this, I think Kuipers' performance was overall decent so good job done there!!

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    5. Basing on RAPs, UEFA's instruction is clear: be fully focused and aware from the beginning! Don't treat SFP differently even if it's the first minute of the game.

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    6. As reports say, Kuipers had a consultation with the VARs... So the blame should be on VARs... It's ridiculous that even after watching replays they communicated the wrong decision to Kuipers... Not good!

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    7. I think that focus, discipline and LOTG application needs to be guaranteed since the 1st minute of the match. This is also matter of uniformity behavior along all the game. If referee is lenient at the beginning, match could be addressed into a fight. If he is harsh, match could be addressed in a more quiet and respectful way. It was straight RC even if it0's a friendly and even if it was at 3rd minute. De Rossi is Familiar with this kind of foul......

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  27. Minute 33': penalty appeal for deliberate handball by Italy. Kuipers waited for a while, then he resumed the play. I think he had a consultation with VAR.

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  28. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9zsDKFRjj4

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    1. In the video it seems that Kuipers was having a consultation with the VARs!!!

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    2. So.... we have video assistant referees and a crucial mistake of that format is made. No real argument for their implementation.

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    3. That's the point. If there are VARs, how the hell they came to this decision?! It shows how pointless this idea is if it includes incompetent people (either VAR or Ref).

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    4. Chefren wrote that some days ago:
      "In this game, Video Assistant Referee will be used, as test, but offline (the game wont be interrupted). Kuipers will be directly informed about possible crucial decisions to be taken."

      Were they definitely able to inform the referee via micro? "Offline" suggests something else (in Germany we have such an offline-test-phase, which means that they write down what they would have decided or recommended, but cannot (!) inform the referee in the live game).

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    5. Hmmm, strange. The communication was clearly visible at penalty appeal in 33'...

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    6. Then all right, just wanted to go sure before criticizing them.

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    7. I can confirm that Kuipers had a consultation for the foul on De Rossi, among other situations, it is reported today on La Gazzetta dello Sport.
      Later on, I will also try to share the article, and some pics.
      I can't believe VAR assessed this challenge as YC.

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    8. It's really ridiculous that the VAR after looking at replays and all made a wrong assessment and asked Kuipers to show only a YC.. How can such a thing be justified when you've access to replays? Can't blame Kuipers! The VAR absolutely messed it up even with all the replays available!!

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    9. https://twitter.com/fifamedia/status/771640512520478720

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    10. I can confirm that Kuipers has a VAR consultant in the case of the handball inside France's box. It has been confirmed yesterday evening by Gianni Infantino (FIFA president) during an interview at Italian TV after the match.
      He said that Kuipers stopped the game; ask for clarification; Makkelie and Van Boekel confirmed that it wasn't deliberate handball so no penalty and after that Kuipers re started the game. He said: VAR experiment successfully done !
      Personally I have some doubts: I saw the replay a couple of time but honestly I'm not able to say if it was penalty or not. In my opinion it's a borderline situation. No shame for whatever decision, it could be penalty (since ball strikes the arm) or not (since arm seem stick to the body).
      Do you think that VAR can really help referee ? I think this isn't the right example since it could be an unclassified situation, like very very often happened in the soccer.
      Currently I still think that the best improvement and the best technology is to really accept referee decision on the field with respect and fairness.
      Second point: I also understood that it has been an "offine" test so without stopping the game; so offline communication among Kuipers and VARs officials. Why Kuipers had two stops to ask clarifications ?
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    11. Shocking...: according to FIFA, the VARs decided that the tackle of Sidibe (FRA) in minute 3 was only reckless. "A red card would not have been appropriate." If this is what VAR will produce, then we can better stop this whole project. What a shame...

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    12. As per protocols, Kuipers was asked to clarify with VARs whenever any doubt arose! So no problems on Kuipers' part! He did as he was instructed!

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  29. “In the first of two incidences where my VAR addressed me by radio (in the fourth minute), the Italian players pressed me to show the red card to the French player," Kuipers said. "Chiellini for instance said: Rosso! After reviewing the scene, my VAR informed me nine or ten seconds later that it was sufficient to show the yellow card. The players immediately accepted my decision."

    http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-holds-successful-first-official-semi-live-tests-with-video-assist-2830365.html

    WTF?!

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    1. That is really shocking, I'm sure Collina (which was at stadium) can't agree with such statements. Absurd: again, a proof that Busacca and FIFA are a different world than UEFA. Let me say that... after 2014 WC this is "the first step" for Russia 2018!

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    2. @Chefren
      What is so wrong about these statements? Can you please share? Can't understand what the exact problem is!!

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    3. The problem is the level of leniency FIFA shows since Busacca is in charge. WC 2014 was horrible regarding disciplinary control (or rather lack of it). I fear nothing has changed and we will see many brutal tackles not punished or underpunished at next FIFA tournaments.

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    5. Ok I get that and I obviously agree with that!! Biggest example of that was Velasco Carballo at Fortaleza in 2014!!
      I believe no individual referees should be blamed... It's rather Busacca's instructions and approach that is to be blamed here!!!

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    6. I totally agree with Ray. Unfortunately if that was a small sample of what we should expect on Russia, then I am afraid too.

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    8. I have a feeling that without VAR facility, the referee might have gone for a straight red!! But when he wanted to be doubly sure by consulting the VAR , he had to take the VAR's word and show a yellow!! So this might not give us the complete picture of where things stand!! The WC Qualifiers and the Confederations Cup next year will give a very clear idea of what Busacca is exactly up to for Russia 2018!! Let's keep Watching!!

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  30. @Soham
    "After reviewing the scene, my VAR informed me nine or ten seconds later that it was sufficient to show the yellow card."
    This is in my opinion shocking. First of all, Kuipers has his responsibility because he had to detect the SFP by himself, but after that one can blame also VAR with van Boekel and Makkelie. I'm really sorry to say that, among other things very often I saw Makkelie on the pitch and he was never afraid / reluctant in showing a RC. So I can't find any explanation for that!
    It was a better solution for FIFA to write only about the penalty appeal and perhaps other situations.

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    3. I get what you mean to say!! I feel if Kuipers had any doubt, he was entitled to go for consultation with the VAR and he did exactly that in this case as he wasn't sure... Once he has asked the VAR's to review, he has to go by the VAR's call and he did that so fair enough on Kuipers' part... I would rather question van Boekel and Makkelie for not deeming it as red... It will be rather interesting to find out on what basis the VARs advised Kuipers that a YC would be sufficient!! I think it's just an error in judgement or maybe a little lineant approach by VARs here; nothing absolutely colossal but a bit of a mess up by them nonetheless with all those replays available to them!! Sometimes these situations will creep in because of various subjective interpretations of different people and here the VARs interpreted it to be just a YC... Also really interesting that FIFA has actually deemed the YC as a correct decision by VAR... I don't know why or how they reached this conclusion but at the end of the day what Mr. Busacca thinks is all that matters!!

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  31. To be honest I don't think Makkelie and van Boekel has done too excellently in their roles as VAR... I can understand that it's the first trial but surely the quality of decision making after watching replays has to be better than this!!

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  32. I've noticed that a few bloggers tend to advocate for lenient and permissive officiating in the name of "football is a business". I understand what you're trying to justify. However, is it good for business when the top stars are injured because referee's refuse to protect them by applying what the laws of the game ask for? Was it good for business when Neymar missed a World Cup semi final?
    The approach that Bussaca, at times Collina, along with others are preaching to their referees, only benefits the thugs and goons who commit acts without fear of reprisals. Minute 1 or minute 90, it doesn't matter. The Laws of the Game should always be applied to the fullest extent. If IFAB wants referees to apply the Law in a selective way based on time, score, or who the offending player is. Then they should add that wording to the Laws of the Game. It would definitely clear up a lot of confusion as to why the Laws are not applied in a uniform manner across all competitions.

    As referee's, we should always remember and know that we don't "give out cards". Players "earn" them with their very own actions and we simply apply the law.

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    1. Two points on that:

      1) Neymar got injured because Velasco completely failed in preventive refereeing (this is much more than simply giving cards for offences that have just happened).

      2) It is a matter of fact that there has been a significantly decreasing number of injuries in UEFA's top competitions (maybe also FIFA, don't know). It might be that the medicines have become better, but I think there are more probable reasons for that (e.g. the match officials' approach).

      Generally, I of course agree with you.

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    2. I feel that the match was the culmination of the collective manner in which the tournament as a whole had been officiated up to that point. A match finally"boiled" because the player's refused to simply play football and the referee played the roll of accomplice.

      I'll take your word in regards to the amount of injuries. I personally have not seen data to support or contradict what you say. However the amount of cynical tackles which are under-punished or go completely unpunished are on the rise. This is bad for the game and very dangerous for the very same players that we are tasked with protecting.

      I guess I would just like to see more referees pull cards along with showing the right colored card without fear of reprisals from the higher ups. Kuiper's recently had the opportunity to do just that and he passed off the responsibility to the VAR's.

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    3. I agree with you on your first and last paragraph. On the one in the middle:

      Have a look on chart 10 in this PPT: http://garcia-aranda.com/esp/wp-content/pdf/FWC2010_Report.pdf

      I do remember that I have found more up-to-date (and I think also UEFA-related) data some weeks ago. But I don't know when and where. I'll look for it.

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    4. Kuipers was absolutely within his rights to consult the VAR when in doubt... Consulting the VAR where available is a far better option than making a hasty decision when he is unsure or in some doubt... Two referees sitting in an air-conditioned room looking at replays should do better... Kuipers did the right thing to consult his VARs!!!

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  33. What if the referee asks the VAR for advice in this case in the 3rd minute, because the referee wasn't sure. And the two VAR's have a different opinion about the disciplinary sanction. Which decision should then be communicated to the referee? Should they advice the more radical decision (RC) or the more lenient one (YC). I can understand that there possibly was discussion about the correct sanction. They had to decide in very short time and to be honest, I can support both yellow and red. Because the French player made a clear attempt to play ball, in which he succeeded. But after this unluckily his foot slipped and hit the leg of his opponent. What should this player have done differently? Did he take any irresponsible risk? There was no speed in his challenge for the ball, he was focused on the ball, he played the ball and after this there was the contact. I can imagine that it was not easy to decide in few seconds which advice should be given. It is very easy for everybody here to criticise the referee and VAR'S. Besides this we don't know what instructions were given by FIFA. Why shouldn't we give the benefit of the doubt to the referees who take part in this experiment. For sure it's also a new experience for them. To say that the VAR's are incompetent is too negative and unfair to our colleagues. Many reactions on this matter are without any nuance. Some people here talked about a shocking decision.. but when I saw the foul it was not that shocking at all.

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    1. None of us are calling VARs incompetent... Its just that their decision was debatable and that's why we are having discussions on it... We are all trying to analyse the situation... No question of judging anyone's competence in this blog! We always discuss performances and stick to analysing various match situations and sharing our own views on those!! 😃

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  34. Call the decision shocking or not, maybe understandable or defendable (there was a comparable situation in PSG-Ajax some seasons ago which UEFA was unsure about for a long time, but in the end ruled it as red card if I remember it correctly - also here successful play of the ball, but then the studs went up and clearly endangered the safety of the opponent with rather high force.

    To be honest I think the discussion goes into a wrong direction.

    The point is that we are not wiser at all with 2 VARs!

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