DANNY WELBECK’S tackle on Cesc Fabregas was not a penalty but there’s a credibility issue here.
The game went on for over a minute before it was stopped and the incident was reviewed.
AFP or licensors Referee Martin Atkinson had to make big calls
There is no definitive length of time specified but as soon as that ball is out of the danger zone, the match should be stopped.
What would have happened if there was a penalty appeal in Arsenal’s box straight after?
Would they have gone back to the challenge from Welbeck?
Martin Atkinson asked the VAR to look at a first-half tackle from Victor Moses on Ainsley Maitland-Niles as he saw some contact.
Cesc Fabregas went down under a challenge from Danny Welbeck Danny Welbeck’s tackle on Cesc Fabregas was not a penalty Reuters The ref asked the VAR to look at a first-half tackle from Victor Moses on Ainsley Maitland-Niles