Chelsea, Liverpool are excited! EFL confirms it won’t use VAR in Carabao Cup semi-finals.
Carabao Cup confirms that there will no use of video technology to help. Referee or VAR in the two semi-finals of this season. Because of Middlesbrough’s Riverside field. The VAR was not install in the first place.
Carabao Cup semi-finals It will take place on the night of January 9-10,
with the first pair being a meeting of Middlesbrough, a famous team from the Championship, opens the Riverside Stadium to meet Chelsea. The other match is a duel between Premier League teams, Liverpool and Fulham.
Announced one day before kickoff, the EFL, Carabao Cup competition organizers. Confirme that this season’s semi-finals consisting of pairs Middlesbrough – Chelsea and Liverpool – Fulham will not use video technology to help decide or VAR in any way because. The Boro’s Riverside Stadium is a team in the second league, the Championship. The VAR was not install in the first place.
On Monday, the EFL confirmed that VAR technology will suspend for both legs of the semi-finals. Before being brought back for the final. At Wembley Stadium At the end of February, “VAR will not use in the Carabao Cup semi-finals due to Middlesbrough. Have not installed VAR technology in their stadiums for this season.”
“At this time, VAR is still only available for use in some stadiums. And not every stadium has VAR, but VAR has been installed at Wembley Stadium. Previously promise, VAR will be used in the final in February.”
The Carabao Cup semi-finals will begin with the first leg on Tuesday night, January 9, in the Middlesbrough-Chelsea match at the Riverside Stadium before going on. The final decision will made at Stamford Bridge on 23 January.
The other pair, Liverpool – Fulham, will play their first game at Anfield on Wednesday 10 Jan. Before deciding the second leg at Craven Cottage on 24 Jan.