FIFA is going to use Video Assistant Review VAR in the Russia 2018 World Cup. This is is the first time it's going to get used in a major tournament.
Under this new rule there are 4 reviewable actions:
- Direct Red Cards
- Mistaken Identities
When it comes to reviewing any of the actions, does a team have to challenge or argue a call, or is it the referee itself triggering the event?
Also when reviewing goals, how far back in time would the referee or the video assistant referees go? The answer to this can be straight forward if the goal was actually offside and shouldn't have counted. But what if there was a foul or another offside that wasn't called earlier on before the last time the ball was stopped?