Leeds United vs Arsenal: Mikel Arteta's side drop points following goalless draw

Leeds United vs Arsenal: Mikel Arteta's side drop points following goalless draw

- Leeds United vs Arsenal shared the spoils as the Gunners continue their poor run of form

- Nicolas Pepe was sent off after head-butting Ezgjan Alioski in the second half of the game

- Mikel Arteta are 11th on the table with 13 points while Leeds United remain in 14th position

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Leeds United held Arsenal to a 0-0 draw in a Premier League fixture played at Elland Road.

The Gunners were lucky to have gone away with a point after Leeds wasted many chances on goal.

Dani Ceballos had the first real chance on goal after a loose ball fell kindly for him but his shot flew past the goal-post.

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At the other end, Ezgjan Alioski created a tidy pass for Patrick Bamford but the Englishman did not get enough touch on the ball to trouble Bernd Leno.

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Nicolas Pepe mesmerized his way on the right flank in the 90th minute but his cross came off the cross-bar in the 20th minute.

Bamford also had a stroke of luck as his left-foot shot forces another fine save from Leno kept the scores at 0-0.

Just before half-time, Jack Harrison moved brilliantly down the left as released a cut-back but Mateusz Klich could not keep his shot down.

The second half did not also produce any goal but six minutes after the restart, Pepe was given his marching orders after head-butting Alioski.

The best chance of the match fell to substitute Bukayo Saka who had a one-on-one chance with the keeper to beat but Illan Meslier went down well to make a save.

Rafinha hit the post in the final minutes of the game as both sides shared the points but Marcelo Bielsa will be the more disappointed manager.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Arsenal legend Ian Wright has called for the disbandment of Bruno Fernandes' penalty technique.

The Portuguese playmaker's only goal was the difference on Saturday evening, November 21, as United downed struggling West Bromwich Albion 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Bruno found the back of the net in the second half of the match from the penalty spot after Darnell Furlong was adjudged to have handled the ball in the area.

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