As per a report from Aim.com’s Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts, the Gunners are hopeful of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s impending ban being decreased by the FA, following the striker’s pink card versus Crystal Palace on the weekend.
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Arsenal visited Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, for a Premier League London derby conflict.
The guests headed into proceedings on the again of an upturn in type of late, underneath the steerage of Mikel Arteta.
After largely-impressing regardless of defeat to Chelsea two weeks in the past, Arsenal went on to rack up a pair of consecutive wins, over Manchester United and Leeds.
As such, they little question headed into proceedings on Saturday brimming with confidence.
When all was mentioned and finished at Selhurst, nonetheless, the Gunners had been introduced again right down to earth.
Arsenal did take a deserved lead early within the conflict, courtesy of star hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Nevertheless, a much-improved Palace reemerged for the second-half, ensuing within the Eagles levelling issues up 10 minutes after the interval, by way of Jordan Ayew’s deflected strike.
And, when all was mentioned and finished, Arsenal failed to search out an all-important winner.
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Arsenal’s disappointing end result at Selhurst Park, in the meantime, was additionally compounded by a blow on the personnel entrance.
With 65 minutes on the clock, Gunners goalscorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put in a nasty late problem on Palace’s Max Meyer, with referee Paul Tierney having initially deemed the sort out worthy of a reserving.
Nevertheless, following a prolonged VAR intervention, it was finally determined that the Arsenal star was to be given his marching orders.
As such, Aubameyang was subsequently dismissed, and is, as issues stand, set to take a seat out a 3-game ban.
As outlined above, nonetheless, Mikel Arteta and co. are hopeful that the African’s sanction might be decreased by the FA.
Charles Watts of Aim.com has this afternoon offered an perception into the scenario, explaining that although the Gunners don’t plan to launch an enchantment to have ‘Auba”s suspension totally overturned, they really feel as if ‘there are sufficient mitigating circumstances’ for a discount.
‘The membership imagine Aubameyang didn’t use extreme pressure when making the sort out and that it appeared far worse when slowed down for replays. Additionally they imagine there are many examples of comparable challenges which have been checked out by VAR this season that haven’t led to a pink card being proven.’
Arsenal hope to have Aubameyang ban decreased – Membership feels three-games is harsh and there are sufficient mitigating circumstances for a lesser punishment.
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