Danny Murphy snaps at Gary Lineker after pointing out punditry error live on air

Arsenal ’s FA Cup third-round tie with Newcastle United lacked a bit of spice on the pitch, but things got a little tetchy off it.

BBC One broadcasted the clash at the Emirates Stadium, with Gary Lineker hosting the coverage.

He was joined by Ian Wright and Alan Shearer, while on commentary for the game was Steve Wilson and former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy.

During the match in a freezing cold north London on Saturday evening, Murphy mistakingly kept calling Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka the wrong name.

The co-commentator had been referring to him as Dubrovnik – a city in Croatia instead.

Just before the start of the second period of extra time, Lineker had a little jibe at Murphy which he clearly did not appreciate.

Lineker joked: "It could come down to the two goalkeepers, Bernd Leno and Martin Dubravka… or Martin Dubrovnik, according to Danny Murphy!

"Let's rejoin Steve and Danny…”

An irritated Murphy sarcastically clapped back at Lineker's comment, replying: "Thanks for pointing that out, Gary.

“The odd mistake in minus four. I've been stood up here for over 100 minutes."

Commentator Wilson said: "Getting your Slovakian goalkeepers mixed up with Croatian holiday resorts!"

Murphy then responded: "You know what, I knew after I said it, just let it go. Of course Gary would pick it up!"

But Wilson added: "If only you'd only said it once, Dan!"

Murphy eventually laughed it off but the cold night and dull game appeared to have got to him.

Arsenal went on to win the tie 2-0 after extra-time thanks to goals from Emile Smith Rowe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

They will be in Monday’s fourth and fifth-round draws, which take place prior to West Ham’s game at Stockport County.

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