Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run Halted By Wolves

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David Luiz
David Luiz
David Luiz
David Luiz

David Luiz and Bernd Leno both saw red as nine-man Arsenal capitulated to hand Wolves a 2-1 victory at Molineux on Tuesday.

Nicolas Pepe’s solo strike gave Arsenal the lead which they were seconds away from taking into the break, but things turned sour in first-half stoppage time when Luiz was shown a straight red card for bringing Willian Jose down in the box, with Ruben Neves levelling from the penalty spot.

Joao Moutinho’s scored a stunning goal to swing the momentum in Wolves’ favour two minutes after the restart, and the game was put beyond the Gunners 18 minutes from time when goalkeeper Leno was given his marching orders after inexcusably handling the ball outside his area.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang almost snatched a point for Arsenal late on but their seven game unbeaten run came to an end as Wolves held on for a vital first victory since December 15, which sealed a first league double over the Gunners since the 1978/79 season.

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