Looking ahead to the 2020-21 season, all English league institutions unanimously chose to return to the rule of three substitutions per game.
Due to player pandemic time-out, FIFA advised that there be five changes per game in the world’s leagues. However, after the season ended, the clubs of the Premier League They agreed that this will not happen in 2020-21.
The intention was to give teams a greater chance to reduce the risk of footballers running out during the busy June-July calendar and getting injured, but there was opposition from those who felt that the top clubs with larger rosters were unfairly benefited.
The world’s top soccer body authorized member countries to continue using this rule, but the Premier League announced Thursday that “the clubs agreed to reuse up to three players from the bench per game, with a maximum of seven players on the bench “
The English league also confirmed that shareholders had unanimously agreed to approve the implementation of the VAR, which was first used in the 2019-20 campaign.
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