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VAR: Attacking possession phase explained

30 Jul 2019
Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur

The starting point for a phase of play that leads to a goal or penalty incident will be limited to the immediate phase and not necessarily go back to when the attacking team gained possession.

Other factors for consideration will be the ability of the defence to reset and the momentum of the attack.

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