Fans have praised the use of VAR at the London Stadium after Ayoze Perez was sent off for a tackle on Pablo Fornals in the first half of West Ham United's clash with Leicester City.
The Spanish forward was given his marching orders in the 40th minute after referee Michael Oliver had consulted VAR, having not given a free-kick originally.
Fornals had already given the hosts the lead before Said Benrahma added a second after the interval following a mistake by Caglar Soyuncu.
VAR has generally received praise for its use in the opening two weeks of the new Premier League season, but some critics remain.
Supporters were quick to praise the officials' use of VAR to punish Perez's studs up challenge on his compatriot, with one writing on Twitter: "That's exactly what VAR is for and how it should be used. Only two games in but the refereeing has vastly improved."
Another added "Good use of VAR. Blatant red card that," while a third tweeted "Great use of VAR and to show it on the big screen to the crowd as well afterwards."
However, some questioned how Oliver had failed to brandish the red until after he had gone over to the pitch-side monitor, as the challenge occurred right in front of him.
One fan pointed this out, writing "Red card, but how did Michael Oliver miss that originally? He was looking right at it."
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VAR has been highly criticised since being introduced to the Premier League prior to the 2019/20 season, but it's use in the opening two weeks of the new season has seen positive responses.
Officials are using the monitor at the side of the pitch more, while the thickness of the lines on offside checks have been altered to benefit the attacking player.
This change meant that Bruno Fernandes' third goal in Manchester United's opening day win over Leeds United was allowed to stand.
However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was critical of VAR for not penalising a supposed foul in the build up to Southampton's opener against United on Sunday.
In addition, some have questioned VAR's decision to chalk off a penalty fir Newcastle United against Aston Villa due to an offside against Callum Wilson.
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