Baku. 3 December. REPORT.AZ/ UEFA has decided to fast track the implementation of VAR so it can be used during the 2018-19 Champions League.
Report informs citing the official website of the organization that Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used from the last 16 of this season’s Champions League, UEFA has confirmed.
European football’s governing body had already committed to using VAR in its competitions from 2019-20 onwards.
The VAR system will be used on February 16, 2019.
UEFA also said the clubs taking part in the continental tournaments will not pay for VAR. All the costs will be paid by the European football structure.
Notably, earlier UEFA agreed to apply the VAR system in the Champions League playoff in 2019/2020.