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Champions League to use video review in round of 16, says UEFA

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Video review will be used to help referees in the upcoming round of 16, announced on Monday.

Successful testing of the video referee (VAR) system moved up its introduction to February 2019, Ceferin said, having hinted last month that VAR could be used by the end of this season, reports news.

"We are ready to use VAR earlier than initially planned and we are convinced that it will be beneficial for our competitions, as it will provide valuable help to match officials and will allow them to reduce incorrect decisions," Ceferin said in a statement on UEFA's official website, following a decision by the committee in

VAR will also be implemented at the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final, the 2019 UEFA Nations Leagues Finals and in the final tournament of 2019.

The committee also confirmed that the 2018/2019 UEFA Nations League Finals are due to take place in from June 5-9, 2019.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 22:24 IST
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