“Ospina spear-tackled Oscar”: Twitter reacts to Arsenal goalkeeper’s challenge on Chelsea star

Social media went into overdrive following a controversial challenge by Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina on Chelsea playmaker Oscar, which went unpunished.


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The Gunners shot-stopper took out his Brazilian opponent in the first half at the Emirates Stadium, where the home faithful held their breath as they awaited referee Michael Oliver’s reaction:

The incident happened inside the penalty area but Oliver waved away the protests of Blues players. Oscar required lengthy treatment and, despite playing on for the rest of the half, was substituted at the interval.

It did not take long for Twitter users to offer their take on the flashpoint. Here is the pick of the bunch:

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