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Arsenal striker Giroud: What was Verratti up to?!

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud hit out at PSG midfielder Marco Verratti after his dismissal last night.

The Italian midfielder and Giroud came together in extra time of Tuesday night's 1-1 draw at the Parc des Princes and the Arsenal man was left unhappy with how easily Verratti went to ground.

"Being on a yellow card, I didn't want to make waves," Giroud said post-game.

"I obstructed Verratti, he threw himself to the ground and I don't understand. Marquinhos pushed me from behind and I don't know how Verratti falls a second time.

"It escalated the situation. It's frustrating, especially since I don't know if the referee saw what happened.

"I was really surprised at his behaviour."

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