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Fans Can't Understand Why Alexandre Lacazette Wasn't Sent Off Vs Leeds

Fans Can't Understand Why Alexandre Lacazette Wasn't Sent Off Vs Leeds

Alexandre Lacazette kicked out at Gaetano Berardi last night and fans can't understand why he wasn't sent off.

Arsenal defeated Leeds United 1-0 in the FA Cup third round clash but a big talking point was Lacazette's interaction with Berardi.

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The Frenchman had been involved in a tussle with the defender and proceeded to kick the back of his leg as he jogged off.

VAR checked the incident but concluded there was not enough in the challenge for a red card.

It's rather bizarre considering some of the red cards given out in this season's Premier League for far less.

Twitter reacted to the incident and all agreed the 28-year-old should have received his marching orders.

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Leeds fans were also furious that Granit Xhaka managed to escape the full 90 minutes without a booking.

The Swiss international fouled multiple Leeds players but escaped any punishment.

Marcelo Bielsa's side dominated the first half of last night and should have gone into the break with a lead.

But Arsenal came out for the second half much stronger and pressed relentlessly.

They got their reward 10 minutes in as Nelson bundled in his second ever Gunners goal for the winner.

Arsenal will now face Bournemouth in the fourth round, a replay of Mikel Arteta's first game in charge.

Do you think Lacazette should have been sent off?

Sound off in the comments below.

Featured Image Credit: BT

Topics: Lacazette, Leeds, FA Cup, Arsenal

Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelancer journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.

 

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