Andy Gray believes Pogba shouldn’t have been sent off against Arsenal
December is here again and we are beginning to see the same-old Arsenal. Prior to the game against Manchester United, the Gunners have been in their blistering best with a superb display against Tottenham, a highly-spirited last-minute win away to Burnley and a five-goal thrashing of Huddersfield, only few would have predicted what we saw in the first 12 minutes at the Emirates last night.
Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United profited brilliantly from Arsenal’s shambolic defensive display scoring two goals in the first 12 minutes and eventually went on to see the game off at 3:1 with Jesse Lingard scoring twice after Antonio Valencia’s opener and Arsenal’s club record signing Alexandre Lacazette reducing the margin after half-time.
However, a minute of madness from Paul Pogba at the 74th minute stole the headline as he received his matching orders after a very clumsy challenge on Hector Bellerin. As a result, he is now certain to miss the season’s vital game against title and city rival, Manchester City alongside two other games.
But BeIN sports pundit on Saturday night, Andy Gray believes that Pogba shouldn’t have been sent off.
Why was the Spanish defender blocking the ball in such an odd manner?
Gray further reiterated “I’ve never seen anyone tackle like that! He acrimoniously screamed that Pogba “didn’t go over the top of him”. Well, the Red Devils seemed to agree with the decision of the Referee, Andre Marriner as they gave signals that they might not be appealing the Sancti