Albion boss Chris Hughton has played down confusion over the role of the Video Assistant Referee system in Glenn Murray's late winner against Crystal Palace.

Replays of the 87th minute goal via the club feed at the Amex suggested the ball had brushed in off Murray's knee, then arm.

Spectators at the game had no indication whether match referee Andre Marriner and VAR Neil Swarbrick, watching monitors at the Premier League's HQ in London, were in communication over the incident.

Hughton said after the match: "I'm not sure there is any confusion. I am under the impression VAR was used and didn't see an infringement on the goal.

"Having seen it since I think it's reasonably clear it didn't see his hand. That's what I'm led to believe - that it was used and there wasn't a decision to be made.

"I probably wasn't aware at the time some thought it might have been handball. I never saw it that way.

"I just took it as a goal and didn't think anything different."

Replays on BT Sport, who were covering the match live, showed Murray's arm made no contact with the ball.