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Arsenal have THREE more red cards than goals in 2022 as January terror continues with Carabao Cup KO vs Liverpool

THOMAS PARTEY being sent off in Arsenal’s Carabao Cup semi-final loss to Liverpool is the third red card for the Gunners this year – compared to just ONE goal conceded.

Partey received a second yellow card just three minutes after his first, like Diogo Jota brace ends Arsenal’s pursuit of silverware for the 2021-22 season.

Partey sacked is a third of a 20-day period for Arsenal

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Partey sacked is a third of a 20-day period for ArsenalCredit: Reuters
Xhaka was sent off in the first leg against Liverpool last week

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Xhaka was sent off in the first leg against Liverpool last weekCredit: Reuters
Gabriel was sent for an early shower on New Year's Day, which was the start of a miserable 2022 so far

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Gabriel was sent for an early shower on New Year’s Day, which was the start of a miserable 2022 so farCredit: Getty

That means Arsenal have now received three times as many red cards as they have scored in 2022.

Statistics that leave Gunners fans in awe, with Bukayo Saka’s goal in the match against Manchester City On New Year’s Day, the only time Mikel Arteta’s team found the back of the net this year.

On the contrary, they’ve seen red three times already.

Gabriel was sent off for two bookable offenses in that match, before that Granit Xhaka’s crazy moment at Anfield last week.

The Swiss midfielder received a direct red card after a reckless tackle on Jota.

And Partey’s dismissal tonight marks an undisciplined start to 2022 for Arteta and Co.

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Partey has only recently returned to the UK from his Africa Cup of Nations duty earlier in the day, suffered an early exit at the hands of the Comoros minions.

He was brought on as a 74th-minute substitute, but didn’t last long as a dashing challenge for Fabinho earned him a second card.

The Gunners have now failed to score in their last three games – two Carabao Cup clashes with Liverpool, and no teeth FA Cup defeat to Nottingham Forest.

And Partey’s firing tonight happens Arsenal’s red card numbers under Arteta to a huge number FOURTEEN.

This is six more goals than any other team in the Premier League, in all competitions, since the Spaniard took over in December 2019.

Gabriel’s departure on 1 January also helped Arsenal set the unwanted record of First team in Premier League to receive 100 red cards Prem.

When Arteta took over in December 2019, the Gunners had 89 red cards, with Everton in the lead with 95 cards.

But within a little more than two years, Arsenal had moved ahead of the Toffees to reach their unwanted century, with Everton back in 99th place.

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Huynh Nguyen

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