'It was offside' – Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta unhappy with Brentford equaliser

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta gestures during the Gunners' 1-1 draw with Brentford in February 2023.
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes the Gunners were denied all three points against Brentford on Saturday because of a mistake by the officials.

Leo Trossard put Arsenal ahead after 66 minutes at the Emirates Stadium, but their lead did not last long as Ivan Toney levelled with just over a quarter of an hour left on the clock.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.