Contentious goal granted to Wales against the Devils: semi-automatic detection of offside to close the debate?

Contentious goal granted to Wales against the Devils: semi-automatic detection of offside to close the debate?

No doubt frustrated by the moment when the opposing equalizer occurred, Roberto Martinez came out of his reserve a few minutes after the meeting between Wales and Belgium.


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Lhe Catalan coach did not attack his players but the video refereeing. “The two lines drawn on the screen are not correct,” says Martinez. “The two drawn lines are not aligned with the large rectangle. There is offside. The linesman did an excellent job raising his flag. But it was not followed. It’s simply incredible that this goal is allowed. This is proof that the wrong technology is being used and that it needs to be changed. Tonight, while the whole group gave everything on the pitch, we lost two points because of VAR. A questioning exit from a man who is usually so smooth. This raises some questions as the semi-automation of offside detection looms ever closer on the horizon.




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