Debate over hand game: the DFB once again refers to new rule | football

Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - in view of the renewed debates on the hand game, last in the Bundesliga, the German football has made the Federal government to the new r

Debate over hand game: the DFB once again refers to new rule | football

Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - in view of the renewed debates on the hand game, last in the Bundesliga, the German football has made the Federal government to the new rule.

", The rule 12 has been amended in relation to the hand game in the last year," said the management of the Elite referees of the DFB on the website of the Association. "A significant Change was the determination that a goal should not count if it is scored directly with the Hand or the Arm (whether intentionally or not), or when a player or a player touches the Ball with Hand or Arm (whether intentionally or not) and immediately after the goal is achieved."

this is The case already, if a goal-scoring opportunity will created this. The reason for this rule change by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) had been the game which are always the fundamental discussions of the deliberate or non-deliberate hand. The referee got in such cases, no room for more.

last weekend, the appropriate scenes in the Play TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, RB Leipzig-VfL Wolfsburg - SC Freiburg and Fortuna Düsseldorf - Borussia Dortmund have had for excitement taken care of. In all three cases, the DFB, decided the referee is completely in conformity with the rules on a free kick for the opposing team.

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Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 06:35

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