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Arsenal vs Man City: Arteta criticized for starting Odegaard ahead of Smith Rowe

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has mentioned that his group was defeated 1-0 in opposition to Manchester Metropolis within the Premier League on Sunday night as a result of the Gunners lacked the standard to attain targets.

Arsenal had seven pictures in opposition to Man Metropolis within the sport, however solely a type of was on course as Raheem Sterling’s first-half purpose gave Pep Guardiola’s males all three factors in opposition to the host at Emirates.

The consequence in opposition to Man Metropolis means Arsenal at the moment are within the tenth place on the Premier League desk with 25 factors from 34 video games.

Talking after the sport, Arteta advised Sky Sports activities, “After we conceded the primary purpose, it put us in a troublesome scenario.

“It was robust. With the formation and the gamers they use, they’re actually snug.

“After that, the group reacted very well, was on prime of the sport and created probabilities, however we lacked the standard in these conditions to attain the purpose.”

Arteta added: “We received one thing mistaken. We didn’t do it within the first 10 minutes. It’s a cross, and Raheem Sterling can not head a ball there.

“You can not concede that purpose. It was a tactical factor that we have been ready for, however we didn’t learn it within the sport.”

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