A video assessment official has been faraway from his Champions League sport on Wednesday, in the future after having a key function in a disputed resolution to award Paris Saint-Germain a stoppage-time penalty for handball towards Newcastle which contradicted UEFA’s personal recommendation to referees.
The VAR specialist from Poland, Tomasz Kwiatkowski, is not listed to work on the Actual Sociedad-Salzburg sport and has been changed by a German match official.
In Paris on Tuesday, Kylian Mbappé scored within the eighth minute of stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw after a ball struck Newcastle defender Tino Livramento within the chest after which deflected off his arm, and a penalty was awarded by Polish referee Szymon Marciniak following a VAR assessment.
Marciniak refereed the Champions League remaining final season and the 2022 World Cup remaining with Kwiatkowski in his crew. Marciniak initially allowed play to proceed Tuesday however awarded the penalty after he was suggested by his video assistant to assessment the incident on the pitchside monitor.
Nevertheless, a UEFA panel of storied coaches and former gamers stated in April that “no handball offense needs to be referred to as on a participant if the ball is beforehand deflected from his personal physique, and, particularly, when the ball doesn’t go in direction of the purpose.”
The recommendation to be given to match officers this season was detailed by the panel, chaired by UEFA Chief of Soccer Zvonimir Boban, in an April 25 assertion headlined “UEFA Soccer Board urges extra readability on handball rule.”
“The handball rule, for instance, will all the time be disputed, however we will make it extra constant and aligned with the sport’s true nature,” Boban, the previous Croatia and AC Milan nice, stated in April.
UEFA declined to remark Wednesday, according to a coverage to not talk about area of play choices.
The present legal guidelines of the sport enable for handballs to be penalized even when the contact was not intentional and after a deflection if a defender’s arm is judged to be in an unnatural place.
“However his hand is just not in an unnatural place,” Newcastle supervisor Eddie Howe stated after the sport. “[His hands] are down by his facet, however he’s in a working movement.”
The cross from Ousmane Dembélé that struck Livramento was additionally going backward — and never in direction of purpose.
The penalty resolution within the PSG sport straight affected the standings within the tightly fought Group F, because it stored PSG two factors away from Newcastle within the second qualifying place for the spherical of 16 behind group chief Borussia Dortmund.
“I really feel it’s a poor resolution, and it is massively irritating for us as you understand how little time there’s left within the sport,” Howe stated. “There’s nothing we will do about it now.”
Newcastle should now win its residence sport towards last-place AC Milan on Dec. 13 and hope PSG fails to win at Dortmund. The second-place crew advances to the Champions League spherical of 16 and the third-place crew goes to the Europa League knockout playoffs.
Reporting by The Related Press.
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