Arsenal legend Ian Wright was left in a state of disappointment after the defeat to Everton in a Premier League encounter played at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night. Ian Wright was on Premier League TV to analysis the game which ended in a 1-0 loss for his beloved Arsenal team.
On the penalty shout for Arsenal in the second half, Wright said the centre referee, Jon Moss made the right call. According to him, Gunners midfielder Dani Ceballos went down easily under the challenge from Brazilian international Richarlison.
The Gunners were denied a second half penalty after attacker Nicholas Pepe was adjudged to have been in an offside position 15 seconds earlier. The match officials didn’t have any issues awarding the penalty.
Moments after the awarded penalty was cancelled, Richarlison forced an error from Arsenal shot stopper Bernd Leno for the only goal of the game.
The result boosted the Toffees’ in their quest to qualify for European football at the end of the season. With the win, they also completed the double over the Gunners for the first time in over two decades. The last time Everton beat Arsenal at home and away in a single season was during the 1996/97 season.
Arsenal will now turn their attention to the matter of Spanish La Liga club Villarreal in the Europa League semi-finals. The Gunners might need to win the Europa League if they want European football next season.