David Luiz spent just 25 minutes on the pitch in Arsenal’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester City, taking the blame for the opening goal before being sent off.
Luiz came on as a substitute for Mikel Arteta’s side following an injury to defender Pablo Mari in the 24th minute.
— Chris Wheatley (@ChrisWheatley_) June 17, 2020
A mistake by the Brazilian led to Raheem Sterling’s opener.
He was then shown a red card for bringing down Riyad Mahrez in the penalty area shortly after the start of the second half.
2015 – David Luiz is the first player to be sent off, concede a penalty and commit an error leading to an opposition goal in a Premier League match since Carl Jenkinson for West Ham vs Bournemouth in August 2015. Hat-Trick. #MCIARS pic.twitter.com/zpLK6yDfxm
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 17, 2020
His manager labelled it a “difficult performance” for the player in the club’s first game back following the coronavirus break.
These were the best tweets and jokes as error-prone substitute David Luiz is sent off in Arsenal’s 3-0 defeat at Man City:
David Luiz on, finally the goals can start flowing
— Louis (@SpeedOfLouis) June 17, 2020
— Isaac Kateregga (@shizo_9) June 17, 2020
Poor bloke wrote a dissertation and then David Luiz came on https://t.co/HyppcJ2826
— Billie (@Billie_T) June 17, 2020
— Iam.busu_ (@BusuFarai) June 17, 2020
"Me, David Luiz, on a greasy pitch at the Etihad… with my reputation?"
— Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) June 17, 2020
No goals conceded in the Premier League for 2,399 hours…
*Enter David Luiz Stage Left*
— Roman Kemp (@romankemp) June 17, 2020
— ghost (@talk_and_do) June 17, 2020
David Luiz sacrificing his team by assisting a black player, he's not wearing "black lives matter" on his shirt for nothing, how can you hate this guy?
— Mod (@CFCMod_) June 17, 2020
Put David Luiz in a museum
— James Tyler (@JamesTylerESPN) June 17, 2020
arsenal will never have peace so long as david luiz is on the pitch
— Aaron West (@oeste) June 17, 2020
David Luiz had 6 little Heineken’s on the flight
— Tom Hughes (@Tom_Hughes10) June 17, 2020
These are uncertain times – unless you're David Luiz.
— Melissa Reddy (@MelissaReddy_) June 17, 2020
David Luiz sent off. Advantage Arsenal
— Pøgba Senior (@TheSaItIsHere) June 17, 2020
Auba should do a front flip to lighten the mood! #MCIARS
— Rants (@rantsnbants) June 17, 2020
Lmfaooooo David Luiz doesn’t deserve a contract he deserves a jail sentence
— the chief (@chiefteta) June 17, 2020
David Luiz defending should be classified under domestic terrorism
— Iman | ايمان (@nana_alaouie) June 17, 2020
Man City 3 – 0 Arsenal
As Comrade David Luiz enter
He played like a Chairman who was sent to destroy the party from within.
— Ebube The Statesman (@akaebube) June 17, 2020
Why wasn’t David Luiz furloughed?
— MB (@Mikes3P) June 17, 2020
BREAKING : David Luiz reportedly involved in a dressing room bust up with Arteta who said “i did not survive COVID-19 for this you Brazilian waiter” @David_Ornstein
— Niall (@afcnialll) June 17, 2020
— Amazon Prime Video Sport (@primevideosport) June 17, 2020
Arsenal fans, our pandemic continues. David Luiz is the virus.
— MONITORING_SPIRIT (@Sonjoe_Kutuh) June 17, 2020
David Luiz has looks of a footballer and execution of a Ludo player.
— Kanyomozi District (@PatriqKanyomozi) June 17, 2020
I felt for David Luiz after his nightmare against Man City. I said to him after, “I won’t lie, you properly Woodgated it out there tonight. You need to pick yourself up for the next game.”
He said, “I’m Guendouzi.”
I said, “That’s the spirit, son.”
— Kevin Keegan (@GalacticKeegan) June 17, 2020
— Mr Geoff Peters (@mrgeoffpeters) June 17, 2020
People are too harsh on David Luiz, that was his first mistake in months
— Paddy (@PaddyArsenal) June 17, 2020
At least David Luiz was cheap.
— gunnerblog (@gunnerblog) June 17, 2020
David Luiz arriving to Arsenal’s training this morning: pic.twitter.com/kU3wonVLAW
— Henry™ (@AfcHenryx) June 18, 2020