Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta has hit out on the refereeing of his facet’s 0-0 draw with Newcastle on Tuesday, insisting two ‘scandalous’ penalties had been missed.
An animated Arteta was energetic on the touchline all through and was shocked to see his facet not awarded a penalty on the hour mark when Dan Burn appeared to tug the shirt of Gabriel, whereas the boss clashed with Eddie Howe in damage time over his appeals for one more penalty as Gabriel Martinelli’s cross appeared to hit the hand of Jacob Murphy.
Neither the referee nor VAR had been desirous about both incident, and Arteta could not imagine it.
“Extraordinarily pleased with my gamers. The best way we performed, the best way we dominated the sport, the best way we tried, the best way we continued, the best way we managed the sport,” he informed Sky Sports activities.
“We missed within the last third. We had so many conditions to complete higher, after which we had two scandalous penalties.”
He continued: “They’re two penalties, it is quite simple. I am speaking about what I’ve seen, now, and it is two scandalous penalties.
“Newcastle wished to set-up like this. It’s not the best way they play. They haven’t set-up like this towards anybody else.
“While you can’t win you can’t lose and we saved a clear sheet and had a extremely good efficiency. Now we go once more. I wished to win the sport are we drew it. We must always have completed some issues higher within the last third and we must always have had two penalties to win the sport.”
The purpose sees Arsenal prolong their lead on the prime of the Premier League desk to eight factors, however Manchester Metropolis can shut that hole to 5 with their sport in hand towards Chelsea on Thursday.