David Luiz was sent off in his return to Stamford Bridge in Arsenal’s Premier League clash against Arsenal

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Arsenal’s defensive frailties were exposed once again on Tuesday evening in the Premier League clash with London rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.A poor back pass from Shkodran Mustafi allowed Tammy Abraham to burst through on goal, rounding Bernd Leno and having the goal at his mercy.He was prevented from tucking the ball into the net by a foul from David Luiz, who was shown his marching orders in his return to West London and conceded a penalty.

MIKEL ARTETA’S WORRYING TRANSFER UPDATEThe spot-kick was tucked home by Jorginho and Arsenal fans on social media were unimpressed – though many believed the officials had made a mistake.Plenty suggested that the ‘double jeopardy’ rule should have been in effect, resulting in a penalty but not a red card for Arsenal’s experienced defender

However, that is not the case as it only applies to accidental challenges, which the rules state result in a yellow card, while it was obvious that Luiz knew exactly what he was doing.Arsenal MatchdayEvery word Mikel Arteta saidHow we rated the Arsenal playersIan Wright’s verdict on penalty callThe talking points from Sheffield UnitedThe double jeopardy rule came into effect ahead of the 2016-17 season following an 18-month review by IFAB, football’s lawmakers, led by former Premier League referee David Elleray.

It replaced the previous ‘triple-punishment’ rule, which saw players sent off, concede a penalty and handed a suspension for their dismissal.Follow @ArsenalFC_flMORE ONFootball WireArsenalChelseaDavid Luiz

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