The center referee was biased with his decisions which did not Favour Arsenal in their week 8 match against Crystal Palace at Emirates stadium. Mike Dean took some decisions which only favoured Crystal Palace and affected the performance of Arsenal.
Arsenal was forced to a 2:2 draw by Patrick Viera and his boys. The former Arsenal player visited the Emirates stadium with the intention to win, but he was unlucky after Alexander Lacazette scored a late minute goal to Equalize for the gunners.
The match between the two teams was very tough and it was filled with a lot of interesting moments.
Arsenal started very well against Crystal with an early goal which was scored by Aubameyang. Immediately after the goal was scored, Crystal Palace started pressing high on Arsenal with several opportunities to score a goal, but all efforts proved abortive.
Christian Benteke equalized the goal for Crystal Palace and odsonne Edouard increased the goal to two for the away team. Mikel Arteta made some tactical changes which helped Arsenal to play a 2:2 draw at full-time.
The most eye catching moment of the match was when James McArthur Intentionally tackled Bukayo Saka in a dangerous manner. The player was supposed to be given a red card for such a serious foul challenge against the young player.
Mike Dean gave the player a yellow card for a foul challenge offense. James McArthur was supposed to be red carded after he committed that offense.
The video assistant referee was supposed to review the Incident and ask the center referee to change his decision. The technology did not review and the center referee allowed the play to continue.
A player who Intentionally tackles his opponent in such a dangerous manner is supposed to be punished according to the laws of the game.
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