Goalkeeper Alex Runarsson took an attacking free-kick when he got here on for nine-man Arsenal of their 2-1 defeat at Wolves on Tuesday evening.
Bernd Leno and David Luiz have been each despatched off because the Gunners’ backline had an evening to neglect.
The match started promisingly for Arsenal as Nicolas Pepe opened the scoring after 32 minutes.
Nevertheless, Ruben Neves levelled in first-half stoppage time from the penalty spot after Luiz was despatched off for by accident tripping Willian Jose when he was via on aim.
Wolves turned the sport round two minutes after the break when Joao Moutinho’s gorgeous 30-yard drive flew in off a publish.
Issues then went from unhealthy to worse for the Gunners as Leno was additionally dismissed with 18 minutes left when he dealt with exterior the world with Adama Traore threatening to interrupt via.
A lot maligned substitute goalkeeper Runarsson got here on to see out the rest of the match.
Runarsson made headlines for all of the unsuitable causes earlier this season throughout Arsenal’s 4-1 Carabao Cup defeat at house to Man City.
Two expensive errors from the 25-year-old, who was signed to interchange Emiliano Martinez final summer season, led to widespread abuse on social media, which prompted him to delete his Twitter account.
Mat Ryan was signed on mortgage by the Gunners in January to be their new backup stopper, although he’s presently injured.
This has left followers now fearing for his or her upcoming match towards Aston Villa with Leno banned and Ryan sidelined.
At Wolves, Runarsson stored a clear sheet for the rest of the sport
He even took an attacking free-kick within the Wolves half on the loss of life as Arsenal desperately tried to salvage a degree.
The Icelander was praised for his supply, however nothing got here of the possibility.