The UEFA Executive Committee met this morning in Nyon, Switzerland where they approved the used of VAR for a number of UEFA competitions.
From the 2019/20 season, the technology will be used in UEFA Champions League, from the play-off stage.
Commenting on the introduction of VAR, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin said:
“We are confident that introducing Video Assistant Referees in August 2019 will give us enough time to put in place a robust system and to train match officials to ensure an efficient and successful implementation of VAR in the UEFA Champions League, the world’s flagship club competition.”
Video technology will also be used at the 2019 UEFA Super Cup, the final tournament of UEFA EURO 2020, in the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League (group-stage onwards), and in the 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals.