Ex-referee Bobby Madden has called for VAR to be "put in the bin" after the decision to award Rangers midfielder Ross McCausland a penalty against Livingston.

The Ibrox youth prospect went down under a challenge from goalkeeper Shamal George but the replay appeared to show minimal contact.

Whistler Steven McLean pointed to the stop and the technology agreed with him.

However, Madden has taken to Instagram to voice his opinion on the decision and he did hold back when talking about VAR.

He wrote as a caption on a photo of the incident: "This is astonishing. Put it in the bin."

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And Rangers boss Philippe Clement admitted after the match that captain James Tavernier gets "a lot of penalties."

The Belgian manager is just hopeful the right-back continues to slot them home to continue Rangers' success in his tenure.

Tavernier struck a penalty in either half of Rangers' 2-0 victory at Livingston. 

McCausland went over easily with the score at 0-0 and referee McLean awarded a spot kick. It looked to be the wrong decision by VAR upheld the on-field official's call. 

Tavernier uncharacteristically fired wide of the mark.  Cyriel Dessers would then eventually open the scoring for the visitors at the Tony Macaroni Arena. 

But with his second penalty of the afternoon, Tavernier made no mistake when he was given another bite at the cherry as the game edged closer to full-time.

Clement is aware that Rangers get plenty of penalties, but it's all about finishing them off.

He told Rangers TV: "Yes, he scored from the penalty spot but he gets a lot of penalties these days, so I hope in the future we will score even more."