AR Review: Week 24

Three goals, all called back for offside decisions. What impact did Video Review have on them? One had a flag straight away, one had a flag after communication with the referee, and one had no flag. Ultimately, all three decisions are correct, but they do provide us with good talking points for procedure and protocol with Video Review in place.

Goal Denied Situation #1 – Montreal v Real Salt Lake

Montreal believes that they
have scored their fourth
goal of the match, but it
appears to be offside. In
live play the assistant
referee cannot see clearly
who last played the ball so
he stands at attention with
the ball already in the net
(normal procedure). He
immediately communicates
with the referee that the goal
scorer was in an offside
position. After conferring
with the referee who
confirms that it was played by
a teammate of the attacker (on the 50/50 challenge) offside is called and the flag is raised.

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