sport news VAR hit with fresh blow as Watford successfully overturn Roberto Pereyra's red ...

Latest VAR farce as Watford successfully overturn Roberto Pereyra's red card against Tranmere... despite cup tie being one of 13 clashes where technology was being used Roberto Pereyra was sent off for a tangle with Tranmere's Kieron Morris The incident did not look worthy of a red but was not checked by VAR  Watford have since overturned Pereyra's three-match ban via an appeal 

By Jack Bezants for MailOnline

Published: 17:06 GMT, 7 January 2020 | Updated: 17:07 GMT, 7 January 2020

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Watford have successfully overturned the red card shown to forward Roberto Pereyra in Saturday's dramatic 3-3 draw against Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Pererya saw red from referee Graham Scott for a seemingly innocuous push in the back of Tranmere's Kieron Morris in the 89th minute.

But the Hornets saw the decision revoked in a hearing on Tuesday in what is another blow for the reputation of VAR as the decision was not scrutinised at the time.

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