January 04 News The 19th round of the Premier League ended early this morning
In the game, Arsenal drew 0-0 with Newcastle United at home.
In an interview with Sky Sports after the game, Arteta expressed dissatisfaction with the referee’s penalty.
In this game, there was a suspected pulling foul and a suspected handball foul in the Newcastle penalty area, and the referee did not award a penalty kick.
Arteta said: "It was two penalties, very simple, what I said now is what I saw, it was two scandalous penalties."
"I’m very proud of my players, the way we played, the way we dominated the game, the way we worked hard, and the way we continued to play. We missed chances in the final third, we had a lot of
situation, but we had two disgraceful penalties that went unawarded."
In response to Newcastle’s suspected handball in the penalty area at the last moment of the game, Gary Neville gave a different point of view.
Neville: "I think it would be a disgrace and a scandal if it was awarded a penalty. If Arteta’s team lost the game because of such a penalty, he would be very angry. I often played
Trying to stop a cross like that, your arms are not at your sides at that point and his arms are not in the air. It’s not a penalty, and it wasn’t in a million years."