Why is there no goal line technology or VAR to qualify for the World Cup?
It was Cristiano Ronaldo he left the goal when he scored the goal referees with Portugal against Serbia in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
He passed the ball cleanly before clearing the line, but VAR and goal line technology were not established in the game.
The disallowed goal denied Portugal the victory, as they had to settle for a 2-2 draw. Ronaldo failed miserably at the decision not to score, throwing himself off the field and throwing the captain’s arm to the ground.
Why don’t the 2022 World Cup qualifiers have a VAR?
As not all the stadiums used for the World Cup qualifiers were equipped with goal line technology, it was agreed that it would be unfair to use the systems in some places and not in others.
The governing bodies of the sport decided that the qualifiers would not use technology to ensure fairness at all stages of the classification.
Portuguese coach Fernando Santos, however, was unhappy with the reasoning and submitted requests to implement VAR and goal line technology for the final stages of the standings.
“The referee apologized and I have a lot of respect, but it’s not permissible to have no VAR or goal line technology in a competition like this,” Santos tell The ball After the draw against Serbia.
“The ball was half a meter inside the goal. There was no obstacle between the goalkeeper and the goal. It was very clear.”
Ronaldo later he took to Instagram it took him off the field to storm to explain his anger.
“Being the captain of the Portugal team is one of the greatest privileges of my life and it fills me with pride,” Ronaldo said. “I always give and I will give everything for my country, that will never change.
“But there are difficult times to deal with, especially when we feel that an entire nation is affected.”
The referee of the match, Danny Makkelie, apologized to Ronaldo and the Portuguese team after the match.
“According to FIFA policies, all I can say is that I apologized to national coach Fernando Santos and the Portuguese team for what happened,” Makkelie said. The ball.
“As a team of referees, we always work hard to make good decisions. When we get news like this, it doesn’t make us happy at all.”
UEFA initially intended to use VAR in World Cup qualifiers, but then decided that the means of implementation were too complex due to the Covid-19 pandemic – although this protocol is used in the Champions League and Europa League.
The VAR requires video assistant referees to fully work with live game sources from multiple angles and using high-speed technology.
“In 2019, UEFA proposed to FIFA the establishment of a VAR in the current World Cup standings,” UEFA said in a statement. “The impact of the pandemic on operational and logistical capabilities led to UEFA delaying the implementation of the VAR in the Europa League group stage (from 2021-22 to 2020-21), as well as the withdrawal of the proposal to implement the VAR in Europe in 2022.
“VAR was also not used in the UEFA Nations League team stage in the autumn of 2020, so it has never been used to date in UEFA national team qualifying matches.”
Will goal line technology and VAR be used at the 2022 World Cup?
Yes, the VAR will be used at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
This will be the second time that VAR will be used in a World Cup, after the 2018 edition in Russia.
There were one numerous discussions during the 2018 World Cup, for example, Saudi Arabia was sentenced to a second term against Egypt and Marcus Berg of Sweden refused to score against Germany.