Tue. Mar 5th, 2024

Manchester Metropolis Ladies supervisor Gareth Taylor has accused Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall of “bullying” the fourth official throughout their Ladies’s Tremendous League match on Sunday.

The feedback got here after Stina Blackstenius scored a late winner as Arsenal handed Metropolis their first defeat of the home season by beating them 2-1 on the Mangata Pay UK Stadium.

Taylor was concerned in some heated exchanges with the Gunners boss on the touchline in the course of the match.

He stated he was “defending” official Melissa Burgin due to Eidevall’s behaviour.

“That’s all the time the identical with him as a result of he’s continually on the fourth official and I believe it’s bullying,” stated Taylor in an interview with the BBC.

“I’m defending the fourth official however that is not my job. I can simply see that he will get away with it on a regular basis.”

Arsenal have been contacted by Sky Sports activities Information for remark.

Arsenal gained the sport because of a late winner from Stina Blackstenius

Blackstenius put the Gunners again forward with an 87th-minute end, capitalising on a misjudgement by Khiara Keating because the Metropolis goalkeeper got here out to attempt to cope with a ball ahead from Katie McCabe.

The Gunners had opened the scoring by means of Steph Catley simply earlier than the quarter-hour mark, then seen Keating save a Kim Little penalty – awarded following a foul by the teenage keeper on Cloe Lacasse – quickly after, earlier than Chloe Kelly introduced issues stage within the 72nd minute.

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Arsenal head coach Jonas Eidevall says their victory over Manchester Metropolis is a ‘robust assertion’, and pays tribute to departing Chelsea boss Emma Hayes

The outcome means Eidevall’s Arsenal be part of Taylor’s Metropolis on 10 factors from 5 video games, three behind leaders Chelsea.

Gunners’ head coach Eidevall didn’t talk about his interactions with the officers in his post-match remarks.

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