When it initially presented VAR in 2016, soccer's rule-making body IFAB said the purpose was to stamp out glaring refereeing mistakes, but UEFA Nations League showed that it's scope for usage might be wider.
Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman has led a revival in their fortunes but after Sunday's 1-0 defeat by Portugal in the Nations League final he conceded that his rebuilt side was not yet ready to win titles.
UEFA Nations League Final 2019 Live Streaming Online, Portugal v Netherlands Football Final Live Stream in India: Fernando Santos' Portugal is up against Ronaldo Koeman's Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League Final.
After a goalless affair for 120 minutes, England finished third in the UEFA Nations League after they defeated Switzerland in the third-place playoff on penalties, after a standout performance by Trent Alexander-Arnold.
With the UEFA Nations League final on Sunday, the European organisation couldn't hope for it to be any better with the inclusion of players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Virgil van Dijk and Bernardo Silva in the final, between Portugal and Netherlands.
England manager Gareth Southgate was left to rue two shocking defensive errors in extra time which gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 win in the Nations League semi-finals on Thursday but he refused to put the blame on his players.