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The influence of VAR decisions on football match outcomes

Technology is changing how decisions are made in sports. In football, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system helps referees make better calls during matches. Before VAR, referees sometimes made mistakes, but now, with the help of video replays, they can double-check their decisions.  Research shows that VAR has reduced mistakes by a vast 80%. However, it hasn't changed how often penalties are given. The International Football Association Board (IFAB), says that only 1.1% of VAR decisions are wrong, while 7%…
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