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12 Boavista 3 4 6 13
13 Nacional Mad 3 4 6 13
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Giant flag foils Portugal VAR camera at Boavista-Aves match

After VAR stole the show in the fourth round of the FA Cup, Peter Walton joins the FC crew to discuss ways to improve the usage and pace of video reviews.

A giant flag in the stand prevented video assistant referee (VAR) technology from being used to make a ruling on a goal in a Portuguese game between Boavista and Aves on Tuesday.

The Primeira Liga is using the technology this season, but the referee was thwarted by the flag when he attempted to use it to check whether an Aves goal in their 3-0 win was offside.

It was found the flag was obscuring the camera that would have enabled the incident to be checked, meaning the match officials had no option...


Striker Michael Uchebo: Boavista have frozen me out and not paid me

Michael Uchebo said he had been 'dying in silence' at Boavista.

Nigeria striker Michael Uchebo has said Portuguese club Boavista have not paid him since March after freezing him out.

Uchebo -- who could take his case to FIFA, world football's governing body, if no resolution can be reached -- told a news conference last week that he had been "dying in silence" at the club.

He said he had been forced to train alone for almost a year since the situation began last November when Boavista advised him to find another club.

"I remember going to have a shop and not...