Glenn Murray scored a late winner as Socceroo Mat Ryan's Brighton & Hove Albion beat Crystal Palace 2-1 on Monday to reach the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Dale Stephens put Brighton in front after 25 minutes but Bakary Sako equalised midway through the second half before Murray snatched the winner three minutes from time.
Brighton, who opted to play Dutch goalkeeper Tim Krul instead of first choice Ryan between the sticks, meet Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium in the next round.
The match, the last third-round tie of the FA Cup, was the first competitive match to have Video Assistant Referee technology available.
Murray benefited from the use of video replay as referee Andre Marriner was seen listening to instructions in an earpiece he got on the end of Uwe Hunemeier's header.
Some television replays were initially unclear whether the ball brushed against Murray's arm before falling into the net.
Murray told BT Sport: "It wasn't my arm, I think VAR would have pulled me back if it was. I just needed to get something on it and luckily I did, I think I got my hip or my knee or something on it.
"As soon as I did it I knew it wasn't my arm, there was no doubt about it for me."
Brighton boss Chris Hughton said: "I couldn't see it that clearly, obviously I saw it go in but I didn't know what the circumstances were.
"I knew that Hunemeier rose at the far post and did really well, so no I couldn't see it and had to wait until we came in, but obviously it's been very clear that it didn't need VAR."
Crystal Palace counterpart Roy Hodgson initially had a different view, saying:
"From where we were standing and watching it looked for all the world like he'd handled it.
"The players close by thought so too, but to be fair when you see it lots of times it's a very good case for the VAR and the referee to make. If he didn't actually handle it, it was very, very close, so I have no complaints about that.
"I think what confuses it is it does come off his thigh but of course he throws his chest and arm towards the ball.
"But I don't think it actually touches it, so on this occasion, having seen it several times myself, I think he made the decision correct and congratulations to them."