Introduction of the Video Assistant Referee in the Chinese Super League

22 October 2017, Chinese Super League (CSL) 28th round - Chongqing Lifan FC vs Shanghai Shenhua - freeze-frame of the first goal ruled offside in the CSL thanks to the technological support of the VAR.

The 2017 season of the CSL recently ended with the clear victory of Guangzhou Evergrande, being the seventh in a row for the team coached by Felipe Scolari this season. Notwithstanding this undisputable result, the level of the referees appointed for CSL matches, as well as the decisions taken by them, have become sensitive and...

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