Arsenal 2 Chelsea 2: Bellerin belter snatches point in derby thriller

Arsenal 2 Chelsea 2: Bellerin belter snatches point in derby thriller

Chelsea failed to move back into second place in the Premier League after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Arsenal on Wednesday thanks to Hector Bellerin's stoppage-time strike.

Wenger brought up the subject of the penalty in his post-match media conference, before bemoaning the media's interest in matters which have "nothing to do with football".

The 26-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, is finally enjoying a sustained run in Arsenal's starting XI.

Wenger has until 6pm on Friday to respond, but refutes the charge.

Speaking shortly after the match, Arsene Wenger, whose side now seat sixth on the EPL table; five points behind fourth placed Liverpool and 23 points behind league leaders Manchester City, said that he would've gone home and probably committed suicide had his side lost to Chelsea at the Emirates.

"That is a concerning coincidence for me". That's why I was not happy at all with the movement that the referee made to show why he gave the penalty, because that didn't correspond at all with what happened. On that front, it's a bit worrying.

"At the moment we have to face surprising decisions", Wenger said. "We have to put that behind us and focus on our next game, not dwell on it". Morata had a poor night squandering other opportunities as well. It went from looking like an Arsenal win to looking like a draw, to looking like a Chelsea win, to ending in a dramatic split of the points. Statistically it's built on the fact that when it's repeated it's not coincidence.

"I've got to take each game as it comes, keep playing in this team, keep improving and we'll see when March comes and the next worldwide games [arrive]".

As he is already being charged with the comments from the West Brom game, there is a possibility that Wenger could face a touchline ban as a outcome of the FA's latest correspondence with him.



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