Arsenal had opportunity to ended the first 45 minutes against Manchester United a with lead from spot-kick, but VAR Ignores Harry Maguire foul on Takëhiro Tomiyasu inside the box.
In the first minute of first-half stoppage time, the Gunners whipped in a free-kick that potentially could’ve landed in the path of Takehiro Tomiyasu.
Whilst Gabriel Martinelli got a head to the ball first, Tomiyasu was snatched of the chance to even meet it in the air as Harry Maguire tugged his counterpart’s arm, leaving him to drop down to the floor.
Maguire secured quite the grip on the Japanese star before dragging him to the ground, but the moment was surprisingly ignored by Martin Atkinson and VAR, leaving the Gunners without a penalty that could’ve handed them the opportunity to take a 2-1 lead into halftime.
Meanwhile, the matches ended 3-2 favourite the host, and Mikel Arteta’s men will now turn their attention to next clash against Everton.