Offline video replay tests were conducted during Thursday’s international friendly amongst France and Italy in Bari.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed “football history” had been produced soon after profitable use of video replays in France’s 3-1 international friendly win over Italy on Thursday.
Anthony Martial and Olivier Giroud struck either side of Graziano Pelle in the very first half just before Layvin Kurzawa sealed the outcome for France within the closing stages in Bari.
However, the story of your match was the offline trial of video replays, utilised when Italy protested a handball by Kurzawa right after a header from Daniele De Rossi.
“You could see that the referee stopped play to get a couple of seconds and throughout these seconds the two referees within the truck verified that there was no penalty,” Infantino told Rai Television.
The 46-year-old added: “We’ve observed football history right here. We’re in 2016 so it’s about time to attempt it.
“Of course, we can not resolve each trouble that comes up but let’s see if we are able to give the refs a hand on the crucial circumstances, without having interrupting play an excessive amount of.”
More benefits in the offline test are anticipated to be revealed by Infantino on Friday.