‘Absolute Moron’: Arsenal Fans React On Twitter As Striker Is Dismissed


After an excellent start it was another close call. Arsenal dominated the majority of the game, even after they went down to 10 men, but in the last 10 minutes QPR gave it all they got and I got that horrible feeling that another equaliser was on the cards.

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However, it appeared that luck was back on our side (maybe to make up for Charlie Austin being awarded a dodgy penalty and subsequently scoring in the 78th minute) together with a spot of fortuitous defending by Mathieu Flamini. Alexis Sánchez failed to convert his penalty in the ninth minute but made up for it when he scored in the 39th minute before assisting Tomas Rosicky with his first goal of the season in the 65th minute.

However, the one thing that the game will most be remembered for is Olivier Giroud’s reaction to a shove by QPR’s Nedem Onuoha that resulted in his red card. For those of you who missed it, here it is in all its glory:

Here’s what fans and non-fans alike had to say:

Though some thought it was well-deserved:

While others thought Giroud should have done a better job:

But this has to be my favourite Tweet of them all:

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