Sergio Aguero goes unpunished after accosting assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis as he disputes a throw-in during Manchester City’s victory over Arsenal
- Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero disputed a throw-in with Sian Massey-Ellis
- As the striker walked past Massey-Ellis he grabbed her on the shoulder
- Aguero went unpunished despite rules coming in 2016 protecting officials
The Argentine forward was disputing a throw-in decision which went against him during the game.
He spoke to Massey-Ellis as she pointed her flag in favour of Arsenal, before briefly grabbing her shoulder as she walked up the touchline.
Sergio Aguero complained to assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis over a throw-in decision
Aguero was perhaps fortunate to escape unpunished after he grabbed her shoulder
Replays showed the ball coming off Aguero and some believe he was fortunate not to receive a red card for the incident.
New rules were…