- David Luiz had a poor game against Manchester City as the Premier League returns
- Luiz who was not included in the starting line-up replaced injured Pablo Mari in the 23rd minute
- The Brazilian gifted City the first goal and then conceded a penalty before he was sent off
David Luiz has continued to receive all the knocks for his awful show in the Premier League game against Manchester City on Wednesday night as his performance cost Arsenal the match.
The Gunners’ problems started as early as the 7th minute when Granit Xhaka was forced off due to and injury as he was replaced by Daniel Ceballos.
Pablo Mari was also stretchered off in the 23rd minute and he was replaced by David Luiz who put up an awful performance on the night.
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Both teams looked to be heading into the break on level terms but a mistake by the Brazilian defender gifted Raheem Sterling a sumptuous chance to rifle the ball into the net three minutes into stoppage time as the Citizens took the lead 1-0.
And barely four minutes into the half, Luiz was shown a straight red and when he pulled Riyad Mahrez’ shirt in the box and the referee also awarded a penalty against Arsenal.
Kevin De Bryune stepped up and slot the ball home to put the game beyond Mikel Arteta’s men and it ended disastrously for the visitors as Phil Foden added the icing on the cake in the 90th. It ended; Manchester City 3-0 Arsenal.
And Arsenal fans have single-handedly blamed David Luiz for the loss with many calling him a clown that has played his last game for the club.
A fan wrote: “Refs killed the game sending David Luiz off. Entertainment of the highest order watching that clown.”
Another added: “So basically David Luiz just came on to cost us the game? How can you be this?
"Honestly Mikel Arteta is an absolute if he allows anybody to give this guy a new contract. City have been decent not special, this clown just gifted them 2 goals. This must be his last game."
A third said: "Arteta was right to bench David Luiz what a clown Clown face he is."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Napoli vs Juventus was decided on penalties after a 0-0 draw as the side from Naples emerged Coppa Italia champions with a 5-4 scoreline.
Juventus missed their first two spot-kicks from Paulo Dybala and Danilo with Lorenzo Insigne and Politano converting their respective chances.
It is Gennaro Gattuso's first trophy since he became manager as Napoli won their first cup trophy since 2014.
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