Benoît Millot hopes for a better attitude of the players with the sound system of the referees



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Appointed to lead the meeting between OL and Nantes this Friday evening (1-1), at the start of the 28th day of Ligue 1, Benoît Millot had a special evening. The French referee was indeed equipped with a microphone throughout the game, the recorded content of which will be broadcast on Sunday on the antennas of Prime Video. After the final whistle, he expressed himself in favor of this new technology, and indicated that he hoped for a better attitude from the players against the men in yellow, thanks to this process.

You have to realize the multiplicity of communications in the field. This type of experience sheds light on these relationships on the pitch, the referees’ passion for the gamenoted the 41-year-old referee. They don’t come down from Mars on weekends to officiate. It is necessary that this type of thing can become recurrent, that France can be an exporter. We are in favor of it, he added, before discussing the behavior of the players during this first meeting. Honestly no more than that (there has been no change editor’s note), maybe they will get used to being heard more. This will shed some light on what these field relationships are. »

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