The VAR is not yet used in the Premier League and will come into operation in the 2019-20 season, but the Chelsea boss spoke from experience and predicted problems. The English Football League has announced that the video assistant referee system (VAR) will be in use for January’s Carabao Cup semi-finals and the final on 1 March. Is VAR used in the Carabao Cup? Mauricio Pochettino and Maurizio Sarri criticise VAR in Tottenham's 1-0 win over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg.

However, it was scrapped for this year's competition. The referees did not know how to use the system. VAR is being used in the Premier League this season after clubs voted to bring it in for the 2019/20 season. "In Italy, there is VAR and in the first season, it was a disaster. Der Football League Cup, auch bekannt unter der abkürzenden Bezeichnung League Cup (auf Deutsch auch Ligapokal) und der aktuellen Bezeichnung Carabao Cup, ist ein Pokalwettbewerb im englischen Fußball.Wie der bekanntere und prestigeträchtigere FA Cup wird er im K.-o.-System ausgespielt. Chelsea’s manager, Maurizio Sarri, and Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino were unhappy with the use of VAR after Harry Kane’s penalty decided the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg City v Watford final? Latest Carabao Cup news for 2019/20 season including EFL Cup fixtures and results plus League Cup TV schedule and draw information for each round here. VAR has been trialled in Cup games where the stadium has the facility for it to work. The implementation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system may rule out refereeing errors, but there is no doubt that its implementation has come with serious teething problems as shown in the Carabao Cup semifinal between Tottenham and Chelsea on Tuesday night. VAR has been used regularly in FA cup ties over the past two seasons, but will it be in today's Man.