Arsenal and Liverpool face an FA probe into gamers’ on-field bust-up, after a number of stars together with Jordan Henderson and Gabriel squared up in a spat over second-half penalty resolution
- Liverpool and Arsenal gamers clashed within the second half of the Gunners’ win
- Jordan Henderson and Gabriel Magalhaes squared up in the course of the second half
- Referee Michael Oliver spoke to each managers concerning the incident
- Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp spoke to Oliver once more after the sport had ended
- The confrontation has now been referred to the Soccer Affiliation
The FA are probing a indignant on-field confrontation between Arsenal and Liverpool gamers throughout Sunday’s pulsating conflict.
Each units of gamers clashed within the second half, simply moments after referee Michael Oliver awarded the Gunners their decisive penalty, amid indignant scenes on the sector.
Oliver ran over to the touchline to talk to each Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp after a row, throughout which indignant phrases had been clear exchanged between Arsenal and Liverpool gamers.
Quite a lot of stars from either side had been concerned within the heated argument, with Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes and Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson squaring as much as each other. Gunners midfielder Granit Xhaka swiftly arrived on the scene to assist his team-mate.
It surrounded a penalty declare shortly earlier than Arsenal’s successful objective, scored by Bukayo Saka from a spot-kick moments later.
Liverpool and Arsenal gamers clashed within the second half of the Gunners’ win
Referee Michael Oliver intervenes as Jordan Henderson and Gabriel Magalhaes sq. up
It’s understood that Oliver made the managers conscious of one thing one of many gamers was alleged to have mentioned to an opponent.
Equally, each each bosses are believed to have spoken to Oliver after the ultimate whistle and now the matter has been referred to the Soccer Affiliation.
The incident got here after Oliver awarded Arsenal a penalty that ended up being decisive
Each managers spoke to Oliver once more after the sport, and the incident was referred to the FA
It stays to be seen if the governing physique launch a full scale investigation however the FA will discuss to the match officers earlier than deciding whether or not to take additional motion.
An FA spokesperson mentioned: ‘We’re conscious of an incident that befell in the course of the match between Arsenal and Liverpool.
‘We’re in dialogue with the match officers and can evaluation the small print of the incident.’