the surprising new rule proposed by Pioli for more offensive football
At a press conference before AC Milan’s trip to La Spezia for the sixth day of Serie A, Stefano Pioli proposed to introduce the return to the zone in football in order to make the sport more attractive .
A new rule in football? In order to make the most popular sport in the world even more attractive, Stefano Pioli, the coach of AC Milan, took advantage of his press point before the meeting against Spezia this Saturday, to propose a new rule, inspired by basketball , namely the return to the zone.
« If we want to see more attacking football, we have to introduce a rule that you can’t go back to your own half once you’ve crossed the midfield line, » explains the Rossonerri manager.
In recent years, the emergence of VAR, to help referees in specific situations, has been the main innovation. But it did not concern the rules of the game, immutable. His proposal therefore risks provoking reactions in the world of football, already shaken by the desire of Fifa and Arsène Wenger to have the World Cup contested every two years.
AC Milan, the year of confirmation
After an excellent 2020-2021 season punctuated by a qualification in the Champions League, AC Milan confirms at the start of the season with a third place after five days of the Italian league. The record is three wins for a draw against Juventus Turin.
AC Milan is away this Saturday on the lawn of La Spezia, trained by Thiago Motta, on behalf of the sixth day of Serie A, before focusing on the reception of Atletico de Madrid on the second day of the Champions League.
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