Gary Lineker comments on Arsenal duo Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The FA Cup in the BBC studio with host Gary Lineker during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on March 16, 2019 in...

Arsenal drew the North London derby on Sunday.

Granit Xhaka of Arsenal runs with the ball with pressure from Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates...

Gary Lineker has criticised Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka on Twitter for giving away a penalty in the North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.

The former Tottenham striker has also praised Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the goal he scored in the Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening.

Xhaka, who was the Gunners’ captain for the North London derby, brought down Son Heung-min inside the home team’s penalty box in the 40th minute, and Spurs striker Harry Kane did not make any mistake from the spot.

 

Unai Emery’s side went down 2-0 down at the stage, but they halved the deficit through Alexandre Lacazette in first-half injury time.

Aubameyang scored the equaliser for Arsenal in the 71st minute from just yards out after Matteo Guendouzi found him with a brilliant ball.

The 30-year-old Gabon international striker has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances for Arsenal so far this season, according to WhoScored.

While Lineker has criticised Xhaka for the penalty, he has praised his Arsenal teammate Aubameyang for his goal.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 1, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

The FA Cup in the BBC studio with host Gary Lineker during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on March 16, 2019 in...

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