VAR given a trial run in Football League match between Kallithea and Trikala

VAR given a trial run in Football League match between Kallithea and Trikala
 

For the first time in Greek football history, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was used, as the technology experienced a trial run during the Football League match between Kallithea and Trikala.

Watch LIVE GREEK TV including full GREEK SPORTS coverage from AGONAsport.com!

Earlier in the year, it was decided that the VAR system will be installed in the Super League for the 2018/2019 season, but in a trial run, the technology was used in the Kallithea - Trikala match in the Football League. Cameras were set up alongside the perimeters of the Grigoris Lambrakis Stadium, while game footage was monitored in a designated room with specialists keeping an eye on how the system worked. 
 

185228.jpg
185233.jpg
190042.jpg
4464358.jpg
4464360.jpg

In an largely uneventful match, Trikala claimed a narrow win against Kallithea, scoring in the 86th minute through Dimitris Sialmas. Trikala occupy 6th place of the Football League with 58 points, but Kallithea are already doomed to relegation in 16th position.
 

 
by Shaun Nicolaides
Image Source: sdna.gr
Thank you for visiting AGONAsport.com, the only English based website for Greek sports fans across the world! Like us on Facebook, follow us on  Instagram, and Twitter for all the latest news in Greek Sports!