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Alan Shearer reacts to Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling's sending off on Twitter

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on August 26, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

Raheem Sterling scored in the 97th minute as Manchester City won 2-1 against Bournemouth.

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City battles with Harry Arter of Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on August 26,...

Manchester City showed tremendous resilience and fought back to seal full three points after scoring deep into the stoppage time against AFC Bournemouth on Saturday.

The home side took the lead in the 13th minute when Charlie Daniels drilled home a stunning half-volley off the crossbar.

Eight minutes later, Gabriel Jesus restored parity after being picked out by a measuredly weighted pass by David Silva.

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on August 26, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

Just when it looked like City would drop points, Raheem Sterling stepped up to the plate, and scored deep into the stoppage time, sparking wild celebrations.

The former Liverpool winger was sent off soon after for his celebration by referee Mike Dean, leading to wide criticisms from football pundits.

The football law states that players must be cautioned if they "approach the spectators in a manner which can cause safety and/or security issues".

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on August 26, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

Pep Guardiola, the Manchester City manager, was shocked with the decision, saying if the players cannot celebrate with the fans, then there’s no need to invite the fans on to the ground.

Former Newcastle striker and BBC Match of the Day pundit, Alan Shearer, took to Twitter to express his views.

 

 

Former QPR striker Bobby Zamora also expressed his opinion on Twitter.

 

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