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FIFA defends VAR ahead of women's World Cup quarter-finals

22 days ago   |   By Reuters

FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the women's World Cup in France.
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FIFA defends VAR results at Women's World Cup

FIFA defends VAR results at Women's World Cup

23 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

PARIS - Amid criticism that video assistant referee technology is affecting the product on the field in the Women's World Cup, FIFA spent the day before the start of the quarterfinals arguing that the system is working as well as it did last year during the men's tournament in Russia.
Chairman of the FIFA refereeing committee Pierluigi Collina led a panel Wednesday that spoke to the media for more than an hour to defend the use of VAR.
"Compared to Russia last summer," Collina said, "Honestly, I...
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