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Watch: Griezmann Goal Vs Spain Disallowed By Video Referee

Watch: Griezmann Goal Vs Spain Disallowed By Video Referee
By Gavin Cooney

Away from the er, delights of the Aviva Stadium tonight, France and Spain are playing a friendly game in Paris. Friendly matches are usually utterly pointless and instantly forgettable, but chances are that this game will be remembered for quite some time, owing to some experimentation. A video review system is on trial, and we saw it in action before the half-time whistle.

Antoine Griezmann headed past David De Gea, with the referee content to award the goal. A quick review of the footage while Griezmann was off celebrating, however, showed that he was marginally offside when the ball was delivered, and thus the goal was disallowed.

Here's how it played out, via ITV:

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The efficiency of it all impressed Jamie Carragher:

The future has arrived.

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