Wayne Hennessey was sent off for serious misconduct in Wales’ 0-0 draw with Iran.
The goalkeeper came out of his penalty area and took striker Mehdi Taremi out about 35 yards from goal with a high boot.
The Nottingham Forest goalkeeper initially took a booking for the challenge, much to the outrage of the Iranian team and fans at the stadium.
However, the referee then consulted VAR and opted to change the goalkeeper’s booking to a direct red card.
With Hennessey coming off the field, he was replaced in goal by Danny Ward with Aaron Ramsey, the Wales outfielder, to be substituted with just four minutes of regulation time remaining.
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