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'Huge step forward for VAR': Michael Owen leads the praise for Premier League's under-fire system after referee Jon Moss overturned decision to send off Southampton defender Kyle Walker-Peters after consulting pitch-side monitor at Selhurst Park

By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 17:59 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 19:32 BST, 12 September 2020

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Kyle Walker Peters' red card against Crystal Palace was overturned by referee Jon Moss after he consulted the VAR pitchside monitor, in what has been described as a 'huge step forward for VAR' by ex-Premier League striker Michael Owen. 

The Southampton right back was shown a straight red by Moss after a high foot on Palace defender Tyrick Mitchell.

But after the video assistant referee advised the on-field referee to consult the pitchside monitor - a move which was discouraged last season - Moss decided to downgrade his decision to a yellow card. 

Kyle Walker Peters' red card was overturned by VAR after Jon Moss looked at the incident

Kyle Walker Peters' red card was overturned by VAR after Jon Moss looked at the incident

The referee originally sent off the Southampton right back for what was deemed a high foot

The referee originally sent off the

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