Arsenal Fans Angry at Disallowed Goal Over Newcastle: What About Chelsea??

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Supporters of Arsenal have flooded to social media this evening to bemoan the lack of consistency from Premier League officials, after seeing their side’s early go-ahead goal versus Newcastle disallowed.

The Gunners are currently locked in action with Rafael Benitez’s Magpies at the Emirates, in their first outing following the international break.

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Unai Emery’s men headed into proceedings in the midst of a tightly-contested battle for a Premier League top-4 spot, on the back of Tottenham’s last-gasp defeat at Liverpool yesterday evening.

And the capital giants appeared to have gotten off to the ideal start, when Aaron Ramsey slammed home at the back-post following a Sead Kolasinac flick-on with just 13 minutes on the clock.

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However, upon the ball finding the net, referee Anthony Taylor immediately blew his whistle, disallowing the strike for a foul.

Replays showcased the fact that Sokratis had needlessly pulled on the shirt of Florian Lejeune off the ball, leaving Taylor perfectly within his rights to take action.

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However, in the aftermath of their side’s opener being ruled out, Arsenal’s fans couldn’t help but point to Chelsea’s highly-controversial 2-1 win at Cardiff yesterday afternoon.

The Blues’ 84th-minute equalizer, courtesy of Cesar Azpilicueta, saw the Spaniard nod home whilst in a blatantly offside position.

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More relevantly, though, Maurizio Sarri’s men also escaped a number of potential Cardiff spot-kicks, for obvious wrestling and shirt-pulling inside the Blues’ box:

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