AR Review: Week 23

This week we review how an assistant referee became involved in a denying of an obvious goal scoring opportunity decision which helped the referee reverse his original decision. Was this correct? A quick reminder about good AR mechanics, could it have prevented a mass confrontation from starting? A goal that was allowed, but was the attacker offside? Finally, the best decisions of the week made in Major League Soccer.

Involvement in DOGSO Decision

When the assistant referee
has information, it is
important that the referee
gets it in a timely manner.
In Houston v San Jose
there is a potential Denying
of an Obvious Goal Scoring
Opportunity (DOGSO) for
this trip in the penalty area.
The trip is clear, but the
potential misconduct is
muddied by several factors.

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