Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka apologises for howler in draw at Burnley – ‘I really feel simply as pissed off as all of you’

Granit Xhaka has apologised to Arsenal followers for his obtrusive error within the 1-1 draw at Burnley on Saturday.

After conceding early, the house facet have been gifted an equaliser by Xhaka earlier than chaos reigned within the closing 20 minutes.

Burnley obtained their equaliser after Xhaka made an entire hash of issues

Arsenal have been denied a seemingly blatant penalty earlier than a spot kick and pink card for a handball by Erik Peiters was rescinded by VAR.

Mikel Arteta’s males pressed to get again in entrance after that however, regardless of shout for a penalty and Dani Ceballos hitting the submit, they needed to accept a degree.

Xhaka wrote on Instagram: “I maintain my arms up for his or her objective and I’m sorry for the error.

“That’s soccer and proper now I really feel simply as pissed off as all of you. #Arsenal #GX34.”

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Arteta mentioned afterwards he was not indignant with Xhaka, explaining: “It’s what it’s.

“It’s the best way we play. It’s the best way I need to play and we simply must know the danger and the principles we’ve got in sure areas and the kind of balls that we’ve got to play.”

Burnley boss Dyche felt his facet have been ignored for a penalty and Saka ought to have gotten a second yellow card.

Dyche felt his facet deserved a penalty in opposition to Arsenal

Chatting with talkSPORT after the sport, Dyche mentioned: “If you wish to go on about VAR, you realize Saka and what number of fouls he had at present? You already know he obtained booked and did you see the fouls after? He clipped Matej Vydra in field. You already know what occurs whenever you clip gamers within the field.

“I’m (shocked it didn’t go to VAR) and the reason being this. I’ve spoken many instances during the last yr or so, folks get touched on their shoulders and are taking place for penalties.

“Vydra has clearly been caught on his foot and it’s deviated his foot from putting the ball. What degree of contact is it? That’s the factor we’re all asking as managers.

“Persons are touching shoulders and legs again and it’s a penalty. He clearly hits his foot and it deviates him from putting the ball correctly.”

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