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Arsenal v Leicester: Fuchs brings down Alexis Sanchez in bizarre throw-in incident

April 27, 2017

Whilst the clubs Champions League hopes remain up in the air going into the business end of the season, Arsenal followed on from a superb FA Cup semi final victory at the weekend with a 1-0 win over Leicester City, the games only goal (own goal) coming via Robert Hugh.


The Gunners hardly impressed on the night against a suspringly uninspired Foxes side, the game itself, however, did feature a moment of controversy.

With the match deep into injury time, club captain Christian Fuchs sees an opportunity to launch the ball forward from a throw in.

Like the cheeky scamp he is, Alexis Sanchez decides to keep the defender from his attacking endeavours by standing directly in front of him.

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Frustrated by the Chileans attempts nullify him, Fuchs proceeds to thrown the ball at Sanchez face, with a little play acting from the victim added for extra spice.

Here’s a clip.


The win leaves Arsene Wenger’s side 4 points off the Champions League places with 6 games left to play. Leicester on the other hand sit in 16th, 6 points off the relegation places – not quite enough to completely take their foot of the gas in the coming weeks.

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