Kieran Gibbs has explained why he wasn't sent off in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Hull
Alexis Sanchez scored twice for Arsenal to relieve the mounting pressure on manager Arsene Wenger.
However, it could very nearly have been a different afternoon for the home side.
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Arsenal were fortunate when Gibbs escaped a red card for a foul on Lazar Markovic, despite the Liverpool loanee bearing down on goal.
But Gibbs revealed why referee Mark Clattenburg opted for a yellow instead of a red.
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"It was a good chance for us to show a response and we did that today,” Gibbs told Sky Sports.
“I still think we can play a lot better, we have a squad to cause a lot of damage, we will sharpen up and look even stronger.
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"It is the first time I have heard about a hand so I will have to see it again.
“I am sure a few decisions have not gone our way so I'm not too concerned about that.
"I took a chance with the challenge on Markovic. The ref said the ball was going away from goal."