Arsenal fans react to Olivier Giroud red card v QPR on Twitter

Arsenal came away with all three points against Queens Park Rangers, but they weren't helped by Olivier Giroud's moment of madness.

Boxing Day ended according to plan for Arsenal, but the Gunners were left clinging on to a 2-1 lead with 10 men thanks to Olivier Giroud's head-butt on Nedum Onuoha.

Arsenal were 1-0 up courtesy of Alexis Sanchez and everything was going smoothly when Giroud lost his cool and head-butted Onuoha right in front of referee Martin Atkinson.

The Gunners went 2-0 ahead thanks to Tomas Rosicky, but they were left uncomfortably holding on when Charlie Austin converted a late penalty.

Arsenal fans were understandably not too delighted with Giroud's behaviour and took to Twitter to lament his sending off.

The chorus of disapproval included celebrities and even ex-England forward Rodney Marsh.

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