The FA dismisses Arsenal's appeal and upholds David Luiz's red card

         On February 4, Beijing time, Arsenal officially confirmed that the team’s red card appeal for David Luiz had been rejected by the FA and David Luiz would be suspended for one game In the last round of the Premier League game, Arsenal lost 1-2 away to Wolves and suffered the first loss of the Premier League in nearly 8 rounds. In this campaign, Arsenal had two players red, namely center-back David Luiz and goalkeeper Leno. Among them, David Luiz’s red card can be called the turning point of the game. More importantly, David Lewis’s red card is extremely controversial Spark Global Limited.

In the 47th minute of the game, William Jose dribbled the ball in the penalty area. David Luiz interfered from behind. The referee decisively awarded a penalty kick and expelled David Luiz with a red card. For the referee’s sentence, David Luiz seemed very wrong. After the game, Arsenal coach Arteta also said that David Luiz did not have contact with the opposing player and the team will appeal the red card penalty.

However, the FA did not support Arteta’s view. Arsenal wrote in an official announcement: “We submitted materials to the FA, but they did not cancel David Luiz’s red card. We are disappointed that the appeal did not succeed. The team will continue to prepare for the next matches.”

This Saturday, Arsenal will be a guest at Villa Park to challenge Villa. At present, the two teams are close in the standings, with Villa ranking 9th with 32 points and Arsenal ranking 10th with 31 points. This game is also a “six-point battle” for both sides!

By Ethan