HomeAFPNo excuses as VAR set for Champions League debut No excuses as VAR set for Champions League debut

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that there will be no more excuses as Video Assistant Referees make their debut in the Champions League starting this week.

Manchester United host Paris Saint-Germain at Old Trafford on Tuesday while Roma plays Porto at the Stadio Olimpico as the last 16, first legs get underway.

The system which was used during last year’s FIFA World Cup, and is now widely called upon in most of Europe’s leading leagues, was initially set to be rolled out in the Champions League from the start of next season.

However, it will now make its debut six months earlier than anticipated.

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