‘WTF!’: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cannot consider Arsenal ‘did not even get VAR’ on Trent Alexander-Arnold’s prime lunge on Bukayo Saka all over win over Liverpool
- Trent Alexander-Arnold escaped a purple card all over Liverpool’s defeat to Arsenal
- The full-back made a prime lunge on Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka on Wednesday night time
- The take on resembled Eddie Nketiah’s purple card towards Leicester City final week
- But referee Paul Tierney handiest gave the Liverpool defender a yellow card
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal lovers in criticising the verdict on-line
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has slammed Premier League officers after VAR failed to present Trent Alexander-Arnold a purple card for a problem on Bukayo Saka on Wednesday night time.
In an x-rated tweet on Thursday morning, Aubameyang complained about Alexander-Arnold catching Saka prime at the leg all over the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Liverpool – however referee Paul Tierney handiest gave the England right-back a yellow card.
The take on resembled a problem made through Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah all over the north London facet’s draw with Leicester City final week, which noticed the 20-year-old despatched off after an extended VAR take a look at.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang slammed the verdict to not ship Trent Alexander-Arnold off
The Liverpool defender produced a prime lunge on Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka on Wednesday night time
Referee Paul Tierney handiest gave Alexander-Arnold a yellow card after the prime problem
And Aubameyang took to Twitter to show his anger on the Alexander-Arnold choice, announcing: ‘WTF didnt Even get the VAR in this one’
The Gabon striker was once despatched off himself for the same take on all over a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace in January.
Aubameyang stuck Eagles midfielder Max Meyer at the ankle and referee Tierney, additionally in command of the event at Selhurst Park, selected to brandish a purple card after consulting VAR.
The ahead was once then passed a three-match ban for the take on, the similar punishment Nketiah was once given final week for the Leicester foul.
The Alexander-Arnold lunge resembles one made through Eddie Nketiah towards Leicester final week
Aubameyang (correct) appears on as Nketiah is given a purple card for the problem after a VAR assessment
The striker was once despatched off through referee Tierney for the same take on towards Crystal Palace in January
The Arsenal captain was once no longer the one particular person within the Gunners camp to be dismayed through the verdict to not ship Alexander-Arnold off on Wednesday night time, as a number of lovers of Mikel Arteta’s facet have been stunned through the officers’ name.
‘How on earth did this no longer even get a VAR assessment?’ raged one fan on Twitter. ‘Clear purple card.’
Another wrote: ‘Eddie Nketiah were given a purple card, Trent did not. Worst refs in Europe! Incredible inconsistency.’
Another Gunners fan claimed that VAR was once ‘failing’ the membership, announcing: ‘How was once Alexander-Arnold ready to flee a purple card for that problem on Bukayo Saka?
Arsenal lovers additionally took to Twitter to turn their dismay after Alexander-Arnold was once no longer despatched off
‘Looked extra reckless than Nketiah’s take on on Leicester’s City’s Justin. Got slapped with a three-match suspension however Arnold? Just a yellow … VAR once more failing us another time.’
Arsenal legend Ian Wright sponsored Aubameyang’s issues in regards to the problem all over his punditry on Match of the Day.
Speaking along Gary Lineker and Tim Cahill, Wright mentioned: ‘There’ll most certainly be some long-winded reason that is not a sending off however Eddie Nketiah’s is. Something like that. They have been [very similar].’
However, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta seemed to play down the recklessness of the problem and didn’t suppose Alexander-Arnold’s problem warranted a sending off.
In his post-match press convention, Arteta mentioned: ‘It was once in entrance of me and it is a part of the sport. I feel they each went for the ball and that is a part of the sport.’
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta (correct) disagreed with Aubameyang (left) in regards to the prime take on
Reiss Nelson (correct) scored the winner as Arsenal denied Liverpool a file issues overall
Thankfully for Arsenal, they didn’t want the numerical benefit to overcome the Premier League champions in a comeback win at Emirates Stadium.
Sadio Mane gave Jurgen Klopp’s facet the lead after 20 mins however the Gunners controlled to finish the turnaround sooner than half-time.
Alexandre Lacazette and Reiss Nelson each capitalised on separate Liverpool defensive mistakes to present Arsenal a 2-1 win to boost them as much as 9th within the Premier League desk.
The end result additionally denied Liverpool the chance to reach a file issues overall within the Premier League, an fulfillment lately held through Manchester City who registered 100 issues in 2018.