In accordance with the KNVB, 14 errors had been made by the VAR earlier than the winter break in 126 video games. That equates to 1 foul per 9 duels. It is a small improve, as a result of final season 26 errors had been made in 306 video games (1 error per 11.77 video games).
Van Egmond glad with offside know-how
In whole, the VAR intervened 44 occasions earlier than the winter break, in accordance with the six-monthly analysis of the KNVB on Monday. This resulted in an incorrect determination eight occasions, as a result of the recommendation of the VAR was incorrect or as a result of the arbitrator didn’t undertake the great recommendation of the VAR. Six occasions the VAR didn’t intervene the place it ought to have been.
This concerned a complete of fourteen errors. “Though each mistake stays one too many, we’re nonetheless heading in the right direction”, says referee affairs coordinator Dick van Egmond.
But the system will not be infallible, notes Van Egmond. “We now have the expertise that the referee and the VAR inevitably proceed to make errors of judgment and judgment, regardless of using the pictures. It’s clear that the VAR significantly limits the overall variety of errors.”
The KNVB launched a brand new know-how this season, with which offside could be assessed with completely different cameras and contours on the screens. “This offside know-how has instantly confirmed its added worth. Due to its use, we have now been in a position to higher assess many offside conditions”, says the referee’s boss.
The usage of the brand new cameras across the penalty space resulted in 13 further interventions. “It reveals that the assistant referees do their job very effectively. They not often must be corrected.”
Most VAR procedures occurred in penalty kick conditions (22). Eleven penalties had been rightly awarded after VAR recommendation and 6 penalties had been rightly reversed after VAR recommendation.
Pink card conditions had been intervened 13 occasions. Seven pink playing cards had been rightly awarded after VAR recommendation and one pink card was rightly reversed after VAR recommendation. The VAR intervened 9 occasions with targets. Eight hits had been rightly rejected after VAR recommendation and one objective was rightly awarded after VAR recommendation.