SOUTHAMPTON – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lamented the negative results must be received by the team when they travel to Southampton headquarters in St. Mary‘s Stadium, Thursday (01/01/2015) night. According to him, his team is not worthy to suffer defeat because it dominated the match with possession reached 59%.
Besides disappointed with the results obtained, the man from France was also criticized the strategy adopted Ronald Koeman. Strategies run negative football Dutchman lethal potential of his team. In addition, the former coach of AS Monaco also commented on the decision of the referee Craig Pawson not give a red card to a player behind the Saints who dropped Alexis Sanchez in front of the penalty box.
“When you’re 1-0 in the Premier League, you definitely try to survive better and it is applied by them (Southampton). We have the opportunity today and a bit unlucky after the referee did not give a red card to a player behind them. Obviously it was not the right decision, “said Wenger full annoyed like quoting Sportsmole, Friday (02/01/2014).
However, the 65-year-old man expects his team can play more nicely again in the coming weeks to ensure a ticket to qualify for the Champions League next season.
“We must learn from this game. We will give our best to our loyal supporters. We have to be more consistent, “he concluded.
With a 0-2 defeat of Soton, the Gunners are still entrenched in the top six with a collection of 33 points. Meanwhile, Southampton more robust in the top four, which stood at 36 points.