PAOK-OM: Why there would be no VAR or target line technology

Before their Europa Conference League quarter-final return against PAOK Salonica, OM indicated that there would be no VAR or goal line technology for this meeting. The Greek formation did not want to take charge of the equipment.

Building on their advantage achieved last week at the velodrome (2-1), OM travel to Greece at PAOK Salonika on Thursday with the aim of qualifying for the Europa Conference League semi-finals. For this occasion, there will be no VAR or target line technology.

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The new UEFA competition rules do not apply these refereeing aids. It is up to the host club to decide and pay for these two systems. Szyman Marcinac also did not have video support available for whistleblowing in the first stage. The Marseille club then indicated that it was a decision of UEFA to decide “as it goes” whether or not to activate the VAR.

even without OM supporters

If the rules are vague about VAR in particular, OM actually took charge of the goal line technology during the first stage, despite everything going as planned for the final. The Marseille club, which is aiming for a seventh European semi-final, would therefore have to ignore this reference in order to qualify.

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A week after the incidents between supporters of both teams at the velodrome, the atmosphere promises to be more electrifying. Tumba Stadium, already considered quite hot, is about to boil even more. “I am very disappointed with what I saw today. I hope your supporters are received as we have received, it is a shame for football and your city of Marseilles,” said PAOK coach Razwan Lucescu last week. done. There’s a lot of violence in the world today, no need for it in football. It’s better your fans don’t come to us!” In any case, they were not authorized to travel.

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