For the first time in the matches of the 3rd round of the Champions League qualification, the VAR system will work.
Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced that for the first time in history in the matches of the third qualifying round Champions League The Video Replay Assistance System (VAR) will be used.
About it reported press office of the organization.
Thus, the VAR system will work on the Dynamo Kyiv match in the third round of the Champions League qualification, in which Mircea Lucescu’s wards will play against the Austrian Sturm.
The first match “Dinamo” will play against “Sturm” on Wednesday, August 3, in the Polish city of Lodz. Nominally, the Ukrainian club is forced to play a home match in Poland because of the full-scale war that the Russian Federation started in Ukraine.
Judge the first match against the “Storm” will be a team of referees from France. The main referee will be François Lethieux. His compatriots Cyril Munier and Medi Ramuni will help him, the role of the fourth referee will be played by Jeremy Stinat. Pierre Gayust will oversee the work of VAR.
Recall that in the second round of qualifying for the Champions League Dynamo defeated Fenerbahce. The first match of the team played in Poland in a draw 0:0, and in the return game in Istanbul, the people of Kiev won in extra time with a score of 2:1.