Liga Portugal has already reacted to the events at FC Porto-Arouca on Sunday, in which there was a failure in the VAR system that made it impossible for the referee to view the images.
Liga Portugal informed this Monday that it will ask the Disciplinary Council of the Portuguese Football Federation to initiate an investigation process to ascertain the reasons that caused the failure in the VAR system during FC Porto-Arouca, on matchday four of the I Liga. After signaling a penalty in favor of the dragons, the referee Miguel Nogueira was called by the video referee to evaluate the bid, but he was unable to view the images on the screen due to a failure in the system, ending up deciding to annul the decision he had on the field through telephone contact with Cidade do Futebol.
« Following the events that took place during the FC Porto-FC Arouca match, referring to the 4th round of the Liga Portugal Betclic, after receiving, this Monday, the explanation from the Arbitration Council regarding a failure in the VAR system at Estádio do Dragão, and faced with the facts described in the report of the Delegates of Liga Portugal appointed for the game, Liga Portugal informs that it will ask the Disciplinary Council of the Portuguese Football Federation to set up an investigation process to ascertain the reasons that caused it, in order to so that responsibility can be determined for what happened », says the League, in a statement.
This Monday, the Portuguese Football Federation explained that the video refereeing system at Estádio do Dragão was without power for 14 minutes and the reserve support was exhausted.