Arsenal reports racism during Leeds game


Premier League: Arsenal reports allegation of racism during Premier League game against Leeds
Premier League: Arsenal reports allegation of racism during Premier League game against Leeds

Premier League: Arsenal reports an allegation of racism – Arsenal reported an allegation of racial abuse toward one of their players during the Premier League game against Leeds, manager Mikel Arteta said. Follow Live Premier League news, updates only on InsideSport.IN

Arsenal took full advantage of a stretched Leeds United squad and demolished Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds in their own backyard as they cruised to a 4-1 win over the Peacocks. With the help of this win, The Gunners further tighten their grip on a top-four spot.

The alleged incident took place in the 33rd minute of the game at Elland Road. “It was reported and the stadium manager will have to deal with that with the authorities,” Arteta said after Arsenal’s 4-1 win.

Arteta said it was a “single person” who aimed the alleged abuse apparently toward one of Arsenal’s substitutes.

Very disappointed because we have done so much in football to try to avoid it,” he said, “but it is a single person. I don’t think that merits that a full stadium pays the price.

“It was a single incident and it has to be reported. It was reported and now the authorities will have to work with the clubs to understand what happened.”

Premier League: Arsenal reports allegation of racism during Premier League game against Leeds
Premier League: Arsenal reports an allegation of racism during Premier League game against Leeds

Arsenal’s brilliant youngsters showcased their potential once again- In Aubameyang’s absence, Martinelli stepped up and netted a brilliant brace scoring in the 16th and 28th minute. Saka added a third just before the break, standing up two Leeds defenders inside the 18-yard box before scoring after a deflection.

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Leeds got a glimmer of hope after Raphinha scored from the penalty spot after after Joe Gelhardt was fouled inside the box. but all the chances of a Leeds comeback were soon put to bed after Smith Rowe scored on the 83rd minute, firing home a superb pass from teammate Martin Odegaard.

Premier League: Arsenal reports an allegation of racism during Premier League game against Leeds





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