Sergio Aguero risked getting a crimson card throughout Manchester City’s conflict at Arsenal for grabbing lineswoman Sian Massey on the again of the neck.
The Manchester City ahead, 32, made a return to the City beginning XI for the primary time since final season following a protracted damage lay-off.
Nonetheless, some might consider he was lucky to haven’t been dismissed after being noticed clearly grabbing the assistant on the again of the neck when protesting towards a throw in given towards his aspect.
Replays present that the ball hit Aguero final earlier than going out of play however the Argentine took concern with Massey’s name.
He spoked to Massey as she pointed her flag in favour of Arsenal earlier than briefly grabbing her neck as she walked up the road. The sport carried on as regular after the temporary incident.
Aguero was substituted within the second half, with midfielder Ilkay Gundogan changing him on 65 minutes.
The incident got here in direction of the tip of the primary half, with City going into the break a aim to the nice.
The impasse was damaged by Raheem Sterling, who’s left-footed end discovered the nook of the web after Bernd Leno may solely parry Phil Foden’s effort into the hazard zone.
Mikel Arteta’s aspect threatened on loads of events within the first half, with Bukayo Saka forcing Ederson into making two good saves, whereas the Brazilian did brilliantly to disclaim Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Arsenal might also really feel onerous completed by that they didn’t get a penalty on the stroke of half time as a result of a Kyle Walker excessive boot within the field as Gabriel Magalhaes went for a header.