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Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez, Christian Fuchs spat 'wasn't embarrassing'

Wenger: Sanchez, Fuchs spat 'wasn't embarrassing'
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that the exchange between Alexis Sanchez and Leicester City's Christian Fuchs 'wasn't embarrassing'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has continued to defend Alexis Sanchez after an incident with Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs on Wednesday night.

During the closing stages of the 1-0 win over the Foxes, Sanchez did not retreat the required distance away from throw-in taker Fuchs who, at the third attempt, threw the ball at Sanchez's shoulder, leading to the Chilean going down and clutching his face.

Sanchez was booked for remaining too close to Fuchs but after Sanchez was criticised for his reaction, Wenger has claimed that the exchange was 'not embarrassing'.

He told reporters: "I'm not sure he knew exactly the rule, do you know the rule?

The Frenchman added: "It's embarrassing? I don't feel like that, no."

Two-weight world boxing champion Carl Frampton was one of a number of high-profile names to hit out at Sanchez's actions on social media.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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