AIR TIME! Giroud sends Rafael flying with tough challenge

Rafa Da Silva

Arsenal and Manchester United stars collided, and one came worse off than the other.

This robust challenge from Olivier Giroud just before half-time unsurprisingly saw the Manchester United man's game end prematurely in the 0-0 draw.

After a break in play, Rafael got up and was able to continue for a brief period before half-time, but did not re-appear for the second half.

David Moyes revealed out of the game that the Brazilian had suffered a concussion as a result of landing heavily on the Emirates pitch, but was 'ok'.

A break this weekend, with the team set to jet off to Dubai with no game due to the FA Cup, should allow for a positive recovery. 

image: © Andrea Sartorati

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