While the five-change rule has recently been adopted in England, Championship (D2), League One (D3), League Two (D4) and across the major European leagues, it has not been approved in the Premier League. . The latter has also seen some of its defenders like Guardiola or Klopp step up recently, unhappy to see some of their executives getting injured over the matches.
If some were for this famous rule then, Tea Express reported this Thursday that Rafael Benitez believes that it is used in order to save time for the team leading the score, a point that’s all. “In the Chinese Super League, we saw a season with five substitutions, and in every game it was used to waste time. This is not the purpose of a replacement ” commented the current coach of Dalian Professional in Chinese Super League.