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'The officiating in the Premier league is an ABSOLUTE JOKE': fans vent fury after Anthony Martial is shown red while Tottenham's Erik Lamela escapes punishment despite appearing to raise his arm into the striker's face Erik Lamela appeared to put his arm into the face of striker Anthony Martial  The Frenchman then retaliated by touching the Argentine around the neck  Anthony Taylor moments later gave the France forward his marching orders   But fans are furious the Tottenham man was not sent off too 

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 18:00 BST, 4 October 2020 | Updated: 18:00 BST, 4 October 2020

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fans have vented their fury on social media after Anthony Martial was sent off in an incident involving Tottenham's Erik Lamela, whose actions went unpunished.  

Both sides were preparing for a set piece when Lamela appeared to put his arm into the face of Martial, who then retaliated by touching him on the neck.

The Argentine then held his mouth and went to ground before moments later referee Anthony Taylor took out the red card from his pocket to send the France international striker off.

Manchester United fans have vented their fury on Twitter after Anthony Martial was sent off

fans have vented their fury on Twitter after Anthony Martial was sent off

Martial was sent off after he appeared to grab Lamela's neck which saw the Argentine go down

Martial was sent off after he appeared to grab Lamela's neck which saw the Argentine go down

Lamela went down clutching his face after he appeared to raise an arm to Martial's face

Lamela went down clutching his face after he appeared to raise an arm to Martial's face

Paul Pogba led the United remonstrations on the pitch, but United fans have reacted angrily on social media and were furious that Lamela was not also given his marching orders.

One supporter wrote: 'Anthony Martial sent off but not Erik Lamela??????? What a disgrace.

'We needs answers. The officiating in the Premier league is an absolute joke.'  

Another was also amazed that Lamela was not severely punished, adding: 'I don't [know] what other people are seeing.

But nevertheless Anthony Taylor saw Martial as the main culprit and sent the striker off

 But nevertheless Anthony Taylor saw Martial as the main culprit and sent the striker off

But United fans have reacted angrily and asked why Lamela was not given similar punishment

But United fans have reacted angrily and asked why

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