Oliver Giroud saved Arsenal a point in the game against Bournemouth and the French man was sternly criticised for his exuberant celebration over his equaliser.
Arsene Wenger admits he did not want to see Arsenal players over-exuberantly celebrating their equalising goal against Bournemouth.
The Gunners trailed the Cherries by 3-0 but had to stage a comeback with the last 20mins of the game which was rounded off by Olivier Giroud’s stoppage time goal which leveled the match and snatched a draw for the Gunners.
Bournemouth goals were cancelled out by Alexis Sanchez and Lucas Perez’s goal before Giroud third which saw him with a “scorpion kick” celebration and the fans have descended on him over his action. He was expected to go get the ball immediately.
The clash against Bournemouth has widely been accepted as two points dropped, despite Arsenal actually edging a point closer to Chelsea following the league leaders’ loss at Spurs.
Wenger was asked about Giroud’s celebration during his press conference, however, and revealed a desire for his players to push for a winner rather than celebrate the draw…