Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta admits his team didn’t defend well enough in the 1-2 loss to Lens. Arsenal lost for the first time in all competitions this season after being beaten 2-1 by Lens in a game. That took the lead through Gabriel Jesus in the UEFA Champions League. Group stage, second match last Tuesday.
Arteta said after the game: “They (Lens) are a very good team. It’s a great competitor.” UFABET
“We took the lead first. But then they shot back from one chance. We will have an opportunity to inform you immediately after the break.”
“In attacking space in many moments. But they decided in the penalty area. We missed some great opportunities and didn’t defend well enough for the goals they scored.’
“Mistakes happen in football. And it will continue to happen. But the difference came in the penalty area. You need to put the ball in the net and defend well.”
“It was a big night for us. We were unable to get the results we wanted. But we can learn,” Arteta concluded before leading the team into a big game against Manchester City in the big Premier League match this weekend.
But Mikel Arteta still believes mistakes can happen in every game. And the team can learn from this mistake to further develop playing. And prepare for the duel with Manchester City that will happen this weekend. This is a very important game for Arsenal to win in the Premier League.