Arteta left ‘upset’ as Arsenal lost to the Saints within the FA Cup

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he was ‘upset’ with the best way his team admitted within the 1-0 loss to Southampton.

The holders had been knocked out of the FA Cup as Gabriel Magalhaes’ personal goal proved to be the distinction.

They’re he barely managed to land a blow on Southampton and performed out for a lot of the match.


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The Saints struck the woodwork on two events, by way of striker Danny Ings and captain James Ward-Prowse.

Ward-Prowse’s right-hander Kyle Walker-Peters was discovered within the lead-up to goal.

He fired a violation of the field which was dropped by Gabriel. He hit the submit and handed goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

Talking after the loss, Arteta mentioned: “Actually unhappy to be out of the competition. Disillusioned to be out and the best way we surrendered.

“We had issues within the first half and unforced errors because of the excessive press they make. Within the second half we had two or three huge probabilities however not sufficient.

“It was a draw. Within the first half they received a variety of second balls. Within the second half we added extra high quality. We grew to become extra distinguished and created probabilities however that wasn’t sufficient. ”

When requested about the reason for the switch of the ‘Gunners’, Arteta continued: “We’re wanting out there and [will] see what we will do. ”

Arteta’s males lacked creativity all through the match. Willian and Nicolas Pepe did not impress.

The outcome ends Arsenal’s unbeaten run of six video games in all competitions.

They’ll now focus on successful European football by way of league place. Their subsequent Europa League match is against Benfica in spherical 32 in February.

Arsenal are additionally out of the Carabao Cup after dropping 4-1 to the Man City final in December.

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