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Portugal-Mexico, baptism of fire for the video help in a big tournament

The video support was used for the 1st time in an international tournament, this Sunday at the Portugal-Mexico in the Confederations Cup.

It is a moment of football history took place this Sunday. On the occasion of the match between Portugal and Mexico, the video support has been used for the first time in a tournament selections. A first that has been to the detriment of the Selecçao, private, a goal that she thought she had registered on the regular.

Assistance video does not avoid the controversies

In the 21st minute of the game, the Portuguese had found their way into the nets by means of Pepe. The defender of Real has even celebrated the achievement for several seconds, before N. Pitana, referee, argentinian part of the, him a sign to wait. After consultation during several seconds with his colleagues responsible for viewing video, the latter has decided the cancellation of the order.

This decision gave rise to a moment of confusion, both among the spectators present at the stadium in Kazan as viewers at home saw that the idle was slow to be disseminated. Finally, the light has been made on this game. The goal was refused because of an offside position at the beginning of the offensive of the Portuguese following a surrender of Joao Moutinho.

For the anecdote, 35 seconds have passed exactly between the moment where the man in black has requested the use of the video help and the one where it decides not to grant the order.

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