Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has stated that his workforce 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 photographs in opposition to Man Metropolis within the recreation, however solely a type of was on track as Raheem Sterling’s first-half objective 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 informed Sky Sports activities, “After we conceded the primary objective, it put us in a troublesome scenario.
“It was powerful. With the formation and the gamers they use, they’re actually snug.
“After that, the workforce reacted very well, was on prime of the sport and created probabilities, however we lacked the standard in these conditions to attain the objective.”
Arteta added: “We obtained one thing flawed. 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 objective. It was a tactical factor that we had been ready for, however we didn’t learn it within the recreation.”