Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and David Luiz joke around with Jorginho after controversial goal

first_img Full Screen Comment Advertisement The Arsenal skipper wasn’t too annoyed about Chelsea’s controversial goal (Picture: ChelseaTV)There were no hard feelings between Arsenal’s players and Jorginho after the midfielder controversially avoided a second yellow card before kick-starting Chelsea’s comeback win.The Gunners went ahead at the Emirates on Sunday through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s first-half header but Chelsea rallied in the second period after Frank Lampard ditched his back three and reshuffled his formation.Chelsea grabbed an equaliser through substitute Jorginho, who profited from a mistake by Bernd Leno, but just moments earlier the Italy international should have been sent off. 1 min. story Read More As Arsenal pushed forward to try and secure what would have been only their second win in 16 matches in all competitions, they left themselves exposed at the back and Tammy Abraham snatched all three points for the visitors.Jorginho gave a cheeky little smirk when asked about the incident afterwards, telling Sky Sports: ‘It was not my fault. But in the end we play football not tennis. Contact is normal in football, it was a foul but no more I think.’ Read More Top articles Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Coming Next Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and David Luiz joke around with Jorginho after controversial goal Read More Skip center_img Metro Sport ReporterMonday 30 Dec 2019 9:26 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link29.7kShares Jorginho and Aubameyang got on like a house on fire (Picture: ChelseaTV)Jorginho, already on a yellow card, cynically pulled back Matteo Guendouzi as he broke away but the referee did not penalise him – and he popped up minutes later to level the scores.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT About Connatix V67539 Read More SPONSORED PLAY Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE / by Metro Skip Ad Luiz and Jorginho shared a touching moment in the tunnel (Picture: ChelseaTV)Despite the controversy, Arsenal skipper Aubameyang did not want to dwell on the incident and laughed and joked with the midfielder in the tunnel after the game before exchanging shirts.David Luiz, who of course played for Chelsea until joining the Gunners in the summer, also shared a chat with his old teammate, hugging Jorginho and also chatting with Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante.Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta was rather less forgiving about Jorginho avoiding a second yellow, saying after the game: ‘I think that’s up to the referee but for me it’s very clear. That’s it.‘I blame my team [for defeat]. We are responsible for everything we did wrong on that football pitch. The decisions we didn’t get right, obviously. The other things we cannot control or change them now.’MORE: Arsenal players classily rally around Bernd Leno after howler against ChelseaMORE: Mesut Ozil speaks out after Arsenal loss and says Chelsea did not deserve to winMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal 1/1 Video Settings Advertisementlast_img

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