NEWS
Wednesday September 13 2017
‘VAR didn’t see penalties vs Juve…’

Udinese President Giampaolo Pozzo sarcastically claims VAR has been a positive experience due to “the penalties against Juventus that it hasn’t seen.”

Video assistant referees have made a mixed debut in Serie A, with the technology already coming under scrutiny in the opening rounds of the season, and Pozzo did not pull any punches in his assessment.

“VAR needs to be refined, but I’m happy with it,” he told Telefriuli.

“What’s been seen so far has been positive, like the penalties against Juve that it hasn’t seen.

“It’s something that reassures and calms us. I’ve had 33 tough years, but now I feel reassured…”