Arsenal fans angry over City loss
Saturday 01 January 2022
The VAR Problem and Last Minute Bankruptcy
Arsenal fans celebrate loss to City
He persuaded Arsenal for a long time in the opener of 2022. Arsenal dominated the first half against Manchester City, and in the second half the game was reversed within minutes. In added time, Pep Guardiola’s team scored the winning goal. The fans react with anger.
Manchester City secured their eleventh straight win with a late goal against Arsenal at the start of the English Premier League. Spaniard Rodri managed the third minute of stoppage time on New Year’s Day for the English soccer champions 2-1 (0-1) against Arsenal. With 53 points, Pep Guardiola’s side confidently lead the league with 11 points, ahead of Chelsea. Arsenal remained in fourth place with 35 points. Chelsea host Liverpool III in the derby on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola said after the game: “You have two or three games like this every season. Arsenal showed why they are there. They also had six days to prepare for the game. We were playing three games a week and we have to still traveling The body is missing The former Bayern coach was also excited about the mentality of his team.
The referee reverses the match
Arsenal supporters reacted angrily to the late goal and threw plastic bottles and tissue rolls at celebrating City players. Without coach Mikel Arteta, who tested positive for the coronavirus, and who was Guardiola’s assistant at the Citizens for many years, Arsenal have also shown their good form against the title favorites after four straight wins. The bonus came about half an hour later: A pass from Kieran Tierney shut down 20-year-old Bukayo Saka with the first goal in 2022.
After the break, referee Stuart Atwell was the center of attention at one point or another. And after the intervention of the video assistant, he indicated a penalty after former Gladbacher Granit Xhaka broke the jersey of city professional Bernardo Silva. Riyad Mahrez transformed the penalty (57). Almost in turn, Nathan Ake saved City from their streak, Gabriel Martinelli sidelined the post. Barely two minutes later, Gabriel of Arsenal saw the yellow and red card. He had received an unnecessary yellow card a few minutes earlier, following the controversial decision of the penalty.
Guardiola then moved to Ilkay Gundogan, but the managers went without ideas for a long time despite the majority and significantly greater possession in front of Arsenal’s goal. In added time, Rodri was there and pushed the ball over the line to make it 2-1.
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