The latest goal-line embarrassment
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Once again a simple TV replay accomplished what the refs couldn't despite a seemingly well-placed additional assistant referee (AAR).
Vasco da Gama fell, 2-1, to Flamengo but should have been awarded a goal when Douglas' free kick struck the underside of the crossbar and landed inside the goal line.
will be using goal-line technology at this summer's World Cup, but as this incident shows, a quick look at the TV replay would do the job.
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