Captain Joe Willock ran almost the length of the pitch only to be brought down outside the box by Rovers centre-back Hayden Carter. The 18-year-old defender was given a straight red card by the referee:
— Dan Critchlow (@afcDW) 19 September 2018
The young Gunners had already been reduced to ten men by that stage after Charlie Gilmour was sent off early in the second half after an off-the-ball incident involving Lewis Travis.
Freddie Ljungberg’s side still managed to pick up a point, and have recovered very well from the astonishing 6-5 defeat to Manchester City on the opening day.