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Roma’s Fonseca claims VAR has helped bring 'truth' to football

Fri 27 November 2020 | 20:04

Roma manager believes ‘every match is different’ in Italian football, as Serie A ‘is mainly strategic’.

The Portuguese who has experienced Portuguese football managing

Sporting Braga


FC Porto

before taking up his current role as manager of As


, Tol Quarantena da Bola on YouTube:

“I felt good in all the clubs I have been in, even those where I wasn’t very successful.”

“Aside from the results, I have always created excellent relationships with the people who worked with me.”

Former Shakhtar Donetsk boss admitted Serie A has taught him to ‘appreciate’ different aspects of the game.

“We have an image of Italian football as a very tactical football and the reality is that it is. Every match is a different story.

“This helps me understand how [Jose] Mourinho’s Inter won. I’ve always been obsessed with ball possession and here I learned to appreciate other moments, such as the attacking transitions.

“The game in Italy is mainly strategic.”

About the addition of VAR, Fonseca said:

“VAR brought truth to the results. An offside is always offside, even for two centimetres.”

source: SportMob