Arsenal followers had been left scratching their heads after being denied a penalty for a handball throughout their Premier League conflict with Bournemouth.
The Gunners appealed for a penalty as they chased an equaliser after Bournemouth broke the impasse on the Emirates Stadium with the second quickest Premier League aim in historical past.
With Arsenal on the assault, Bournemouth’s Chris Mepham jumped within the field to aim a header however missed the ball and it struck his outstretched arm.
Referee Chris Kavanagh waved away the appeals from the Arsenal gamers, nevertheless, and VAR didn’t intervene.
The rationale given was that it was deemed unintentional and his arm not in an unnatural sufficient place to justify the awarding of a penalty.
Arsenal had been aiming to reclaim their five-point lead over defending champions Manchester Metropolis in opposition to relegation-battlers Bournemouth.
However they had been shocked by a Philip Billing aim after simply 9 seconds and located themselves 2-0 behind as Marcos Senesi doubled Bournemouth’s lead on the hour mark.
A shock defeat appeared seemingly at that stage however Arsenal battled again and scored two targets in eight minutes by way of Thomas Partey and Ben White to degree an exhilarating match in north London.
Arsenal pressed for a winner nevertheless it appeared like they must accept some extent till Reiss Nelson despatched the Emirates wild with a 97th-minute strike.
The dramatic win sends Arsenal 5 factors away from Manchester Metropolis and 14 factors forward of Manchester United, who’ve two video games in hand and go to Liverpool tomorrow.
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