By Danny Wright
Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to destroy Alexis Sanchez for his antics against Leicester on Wednesday night.
In the final minutes of Arsenal’s 1-0 win over the Premier League champions, Christian Fuchs launched the ball into Sanchez’s shoulder from a throw-in.
The Arsenal attacker then took an age before deciding to throw himself to the floor clutching his face.
He was shown a yellow card by referee Mike Jones for simulation.
Dearie me. https://t.co/cg5BbXiLzj
— No Score Draws (FKA Panini Cheapskates) (@CheapPanini) April 26, 2017
Sanchez posted a tweet after the game on his personal account, showing a picture of a split lip that he suffered from the impact of the ball.
Unsurprisingly, he has also been trolled by the Spurs supporters for it, who have said he could be a doubt for the North London derby this weekend.
Feliz por la victoria pero termine con el labio hinchado 😂😢happy for the victory but ended up with a swollen lip 😂😂👍🏼⚽️ pic.twitter.com/0y301Ztnp9
— Alexis Sánchez (@Alexis_Sanchez) April 26, 2017
Arsenal will make the short trip to face Tottenham on Sunday.
Here is a selection of tweets from Spurs fans about the Chilean international:
— Liam Beeby (@JustTheBeebs) April 27, 2017
— Tom Houghton (@tommo32000) April 26, 2017
— Nick Mehta (@meatball73) April 26, 2017
— Anthony (@AnthonyJHayward) April 26, 2017
— Adam Hooper (@Spur81) April 26, 2017
Pray for Sanchez. 🙏
— BCSpurs (@BCSpurs) April 27, 2017
That puts him out of the NLD on Sunday. Arsenal players to wear Sanchez shirts in the warm up. https://t.co/Ni3uA4deEC
— Paul leech (@ojleech) April 26, 2017
Sunday’s clash will be the final north London derby to be held at White Hart Lane, and there is a lot at stake for Mauricio Pochettino and his squad.
They are just four points behind Chelsea after they earned a narrow 1-0 win at Crystal Palace thanks to Christian Eriksen’s 78th minute goal.
Antonio Conte’s side opened up a seven point gap on Tuesday as they brushed past Southampton with a 4-2 win.
Spurs’ final game at The Lane is against Manchester United on May 14.
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