Neal Maupay scores Brighton's winner v Arsenal - it then kicked off at full-time

Neal Maupay scored a 95th-minute winner vs Arsenal

The circus at Arsenal Football Club goes on.

Mikel Arteta's side were beaten 2-1 by Brighton today at the Amex Stadium courtesy of an injury-time winner from Neal Maupay.

The French striker was involved in a serious incident earlier in the game, in which he inadvertently caused a serious injury to Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

Nicolas Pepe actually gave the Gunners the lead midway through the second-half, but Lewis Dunk and Maupay were on hand to inflict more pain on Arteta.

After the final whistle was blown, Maupay was once again in the limelight as he threw himself to the floor after a clash with Matteo Guendouzi.

You can watch both Maupay's brilliant late strike and the ugly scenes that followed below.

Absolute carnage.

Who'd want to be an Arsenal fan, eh? It was pure stupidity on Guendouzi's behalf, with the Frenchman seemingly always in the thick of any confrontation out on the pitch.

The young midfielder could face retrospective action from the FA and the last thing Arsenal need right now is another player either injured or suspended.

As for Maupay, the Brighton striker will - of course - make the headlines during the next few days and it won't be for all the right reasons.

Maupay scores the winner

His cowardly shove on Leno was the definition of 'unnecessary', but take nothing away from his goal to seal all three points for Brighton.

To have that composure in the final minute of the game is mighty impressive and Arteta must be thinking; why on earth can't my players do that?

The rest of the 2019/20 campaign is effectively a pre-season for the Gunners now...

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