Pep Guardiola has seen last-minute Manchester City winner chalked off against Tottenham before, and said Gabriel Jesus’s disallowed stoppage-time goal was like deja vu of the VAR experience in their Champions League quarterfinal in April.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace, the second goal a contentious penalty, to give Juventus a dramatic 2-1 win over Sampdoria which had a stoppage-time equalizer chalked off following a long VAR review in Serie A on Saturday.
UEFA is set to wait until next season before introducing Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Champions League, although it is still not ruling out having it in this season's final, president Aleksander Ceferin said on Friday.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin expressed concern over the decision to employ the video replay system (VAR) at the 2018 World Cup, saying the technology still needed more testing before it can be considered for use in the Champions League.
Diego Maradona backed the use of video assistant referees (VAR) in soccer even though he is aware that his infamous 'Hand of God' goal would not have stood if the technology had existed during his heyday.