Nedum Onuoha breaks down why Arsenal ‘s mistakes led to their get the better of against Man City. ( 1:00 ) Were Arsenal the architects of their own downfall vs. Man City ? ( 1:00 ) Arsenal ring in the fresh year by becoming inaugural address members of an incredibly exclusive Premier League club during their 2-1 kill to runaway leaders Manchester City at the Emirates. The Gunners went 1-0 up through Bukayo Saka merely to concede twice in the moment half, one goal on either side of a red menu for defender Gabriel. The brazilian centre-back was booked for dissent after the award of a VAR penalty to City, and then shown a second engagement on the hour mark after bluffly buffeting namesake and compatriot Gabriel Jesus to the ground on the half-way line.

The premature dismissal not only derailed the Gunners ‘ efforts on the day but besides saw the club become the beginning and entirely side in Premier League history to amass 100 loss cards in total. indeed, Arsenal seat proudly atop the all-time card table, narrowly above Everton ( 99 reds ), Newcastle United ( 90 ) and Chelsea ( 82 ). Man City are seventh on the overall list with 72 reds while Arsenal ‘s union London rivals Tottenham Hotspur ( one-eighth with 69 reds ) and Manchester United ( one-ninth with 68 ) are besides included in the top 10. – Olley: Arsenal’s two minutes of chaos Including Gabriel ‘s faux pas against City, Arsenal have now seen 11 players sent off since coach Mikel Arteta took charge of his first gear game on Boxing Day 2019. No other Premier League side has had more players dismissed in that time frame of reference, with the closest contenders being Southampton ( seven reds ) .Stuart Attwell produces the red card to send Gabriel to the stand against Man City. Julian Finney/Getty Images amazingly barely six players are responsible for amassing 11 crimson cards during Arteta ‘s tenure, with David Luiz alone accountancy for about a third of them having been sent off three times under the Spaniard. In that lapp menstruation of time, Tottenham have seen equitable four players shown a crimson wag, Manchester United have had three, and Liverpool have only had one. It ‘s possibly besides deserving noting that Sean Dyche ‘s Burnley — regularly chastised for being one of the most physical and aggressive teams in the top flight — are the only team in the entire division never to have had a single actor sent off during Arteta ‘s reign in charge at the Emirates. hera ‘s a cheeseparing look at the 11 red cards ( comprising of nine square reds and two second yellows ) administered to Arsenal players in Premier League games since Dec. 26, 2019. Aubameyang was shown a directly bolshevik card after a VAR treatment for a mistime, lunging challenge that saw the Gabon forward crunching his stud into the standing ankle of Palace midfielder Max Meyer .

2. David Luiz vs. Chelsea (Jan. 21, 2020)

Luiz ‘s big hark back to Stamford Bridge lasted good 25 minutes before he was sent off in black fashion for bundling over Tammy Abraham while through on finish after the Chelsea striker had latched onto a farcical Shkodran Mustafi back-pass .

3. David Luiz vs. Man City (June 17, 2020)

After his blurt out allowed Raheem Sterling in to score City ‘s open goal, Luiz secured back-to-back reds equitable a few minutes late when the haphazard defender conceded a penalty for bringing down Riyad Mahrez.

possibly one of the club ‘s more unlikely recipients, agile hitter Nketiah was shown a fairly harsh bolshevik for unintentionally clattering into full-back James Justin while stretching to control a loose ball precisely three minutes after coming on as a substitute .
Arsenal ‘s record sign was shown a straight bolshevik calling card against Leeds end temper after VAR spotted the Ivory Coast international winger turning and butting heads with Ezgjan Alioski in an off-the-ball incident .

6. Granit Xhaka vs. Burnley (Dec. 13, 2020)

Having already been stripped of the club captainship under Arteta the former season over a litany of corrective breaches, Xhaka did his dwindle reputation no favor with however another crimson circuit board against Burnley. The swiss midfielder began by riling the resistance by flying into a acerate leaf body-check on Dwight McNeil before ultimately seeing loss for grabbing at the neck of midfielder Ashley Westwood during the ensuing affray ,

7. Gabriel vs. Southampton (Dec. 16, 2020)

The first of Gabriel ‘s reds for the Gunners bears hard similarities with his most late effort, with the brazilian getting himself book doubly in the distance of equitable four minutes against the Saints. The decisive violation came when Gabriel tangled with Theo Walcott on the half-way line, clumsily bringing down the former Arsenal winger as he attempted to turn away .

8. David Luiz vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (Feb. 2, 2021)

The one-third and final installation of the Luiz triptych came early on in 2021 when the Brazilian conceded a penalty mere seconds before half-time for tripping Willian Jose while the Wolves ahead was hurtling through on finish, only to be flashed a straight red card for his troubles. It was the first base of two dismissals suffered by Arsenal that night, with the second coming roughly half an hour former .

9. Bernd Leno vs. Wolves (Feb. 2, 2021)

already reduced to 10 men, the Gunners were far depleted in the 72nd minute when goalkeeper Bernd Leno suffered a race of blood to the head, came storming out of his punishment area, jump into the air and bizarrely handled the ball under minimal pressure. His side went onto lose 2-1 and thus surrender their seven-game unbeaten streak in the league .

10. Granit Xhaka vs. Man City (Aug. 28, 2021)

Xhaka picked up his first loss calling card of the 2021-22 campaign just 35 minutes into his third appearance, when a bipedal lunge on Joao Cancelo ensured an early on end to proceedings for the Switzerland international.

A homo down for the remainder of the game, the Gunners subsequently went on to get cream 5-0 at the Etihad .

11. Gabriel vs. Man City (Jan. 1, 2022)

Gabriel was shown a moment yellow against City for bodily obstructing an attacker as he attempted to turn and charge on the half-way course. quite than Walcott, this prison term it was Jesus — but the result was precisely the same .