Guendouzi To Face No Further Action Over Brighton’s Maupay Incident


Arsenal young French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi will face no further action after an altercation with Brighton and Hove Albion’s Neal Maupay in Saturday’s Premier League game.

The incident happened after the final whistle of the weekend game which ended 2-1 in favour of Brighton, with Guendouzi appearing to grab Maupay by the throat.

The FA has confirmed that the altercation was not seen by the match officials at the time but, because it was subsequently reviewed by the VAR and no action was taken, Guendouzi will face no further punishment.

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Maupay scored deep into injury time to complete a remarkable comeback win for relegation-threatened Brighton – their first victory of 2020.

Earlier in the game, Maupay fouled Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno during an aerial challenge, with the German ‘keeper stretchered off after 36 minutes with what looked to be a bad knee injury.

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Source: Complete Sports