A football enthusiast has been arrested soon after a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring a location kick in front of Tottenham fans.
The Gunners received a memorable match 4-2 on Sunday and London’s Metropolitan Police afterwards verified there have been 7 arrests made.
Britiain’s Press Affiliation claimed it understands that one of those people arrests arrived soon after a banana skin was hurled from the stand as Aubameyang celebrated scoring in front of the Tottenham fans.
“Conduct of this sort is absolutely unacceptable and the supporter in concern will be issued with a ban,” a Tottenham spokesman claimed.
There have been also 6 arrests for general public offences – at the very least two of which are thought to be Arsenal supporters who lit smoke canisters for the duration of the match.
Previous Arsenal and England forward Ian Wright, speaking as a pundit on BBC television, claimed: “I have played against Spurs and I have taken a great deal of abuse from Spurs but by no means at any time has it been racial.
“Now Spurs have to deal with this since some fool has finished that.
“It’s not only humiliated Spurs but it has humiliated the EPL League since it has absent about the world, and now Spurs have to deal with that and have that tainting all around them. It’s really regrettable to see.”
Gabon forward Aubameyang opened the scoring on Sunday with his tenth-minute location-kick and, soon after Tottenham had replied by means of Eric Dier and a Harry Kane location kick, then equalised early in the next half.
Alexandre Lacazette set the hosts 3-2 up in advance of Lucas Torreira extra Arsenal’s fourth.
Aubameyang had opened the scoring in advance of an Eric Dier header and a Harry Kane spot-kick sent Spurs in ahead at half-time.
The Gabon forward went on to equalise, with Arsenal wrapping up the points by means of Alexandre Lacazette and Lucas Torreira strikes.
The unrest was not restricted to the stands as the two sets of players had to be divided adhering to Dier’s equaliser on a feisty afternoon in north London.
The England midfielder celebrated by putting his finger to his lips, with Arsenal substitute Stephan Lichtsteiner reacting angrily to the gesture and referee Mike Dean displaying Dier a yellow card.