Referee Viktor Kassai turns into the primary official to award a penalty primarily based on video replay.
A chunk of historical past was made at in the present day’s Membership World cup semi-final between Kashima Antlers and Atletico Nacional when a referee made use of the video replay system to award a penalty.
Kashima defender Daigo Nishi was fouled contained in the field by Atletico ahead Orlando Berrio within the 31st minute. After inspecting a video replay along side the pitch, referee Viktor Kassai decided that Berrio had tripped Nishi and pointed to thepenalty spot.
Shoma Doi scored the ensuing penalty kick to provide Kashima a 1-Zero lead.
The replay system which is being trialled on the Membership World Cup, permits referees to cease video games to evaluate footage of “game-changing choices.”
They’ll additionally depend on data being fed by video assistant referees (VARs) watching broadcast feeds away from the sector.