The use of Video Assistant Referees (VARs) is only permitted in the event that the competition/competition organizer meets all requirements of the VAR protocol (as described in the VAR manual) and has received written approval of IFAB and FIFA.
The referee is only assisted by a VAR in the case of an “obvious mistake” or a “seriously missed incident” in relation to:
The support of the VAR ensures repetition of the incident. The Referee makes the final decision which may only be based on
Except for a “seriously missed incident”, the referee shall (and if the case is also the other on-field officials) always make a decision (including the decision not to punish a possible violation); this decision is not modified unless it is an “obvious mistake”.
Reviews after the game was resumed
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