Pitch Dish

First Use of Goal Line Technology for France

You might think that the image above leaves no room for interpretation, but while watching live and instant replays, it looked like no goal.

Early in the second half, Benzema received a cross and drilled it into the opposite corner. It bounced off the post and back across goal, off the goalie and towards the back of the goal. It then appeared that the goalie wrapped his hand around the ball, preventing a full passage of the ball across the line. You can see how it looked to everyone live below:

Do you trust that the goal line technology got this right?


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