The Statement by a FIFA Spokesperson confirms that FIFA had proposed to introduce five substitutes per game.
The Statement by a FIFA Spokesperson confirms that FIFA had proposed to introduce five substitutes per game.It is reported that FIFA has proposed five substitutions to help players cope with fixture congestion. Under the proposal, substitutions would be allowed in a maximum of three in-play slots and at half-time. The proposal is subject to the approval of the International Football Association Board. The same was confirmed by a FIFA spokesperson who expressed concern that the higher-than-normal frequency of matches may increase the risk of potential injuries.
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