Jay Rodriguez hits controversial penalty as West Brom grab draw against Arsenal

A landmark game for Arsène Wenger ended in a mixture of anger and frustration as West Bromwich Albion salvaged a draw with a controversial penalty two minutes from time. Wenger, who was taking charge of a record 811th Premier League match, reacted furiously to Mike Dean’s decision to penalise Calum Chambers for handball only five minutes after Alexis Sánchez appeared to have helped win the game for Arsenal.

The protests from the Arsenal players continued after the final whistle, two points having slipped through their fingers, yet Wenger’s side were their own worst enemy on an afternoon when they went through the motions at times. Sánchez hit a late free-kick that found the net via a heavy deflection off James McClean, who had turned his back in the Albion wall, and with only seven minutes remaining Arsenal should have been able to see the game out.

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via Football | The Guardian