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Arteta: We got something wrong

Sunday21 February 2021 | 20:24
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Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says his side did well against Man City but performed weakly in the final third.

Arsenal

have had many ups and down in the Premier League over the past few weeks. Tonight they faced the league leaders,

Manchester City

, and lost by one goal. The Gunners are currently tenth in the Premier League table.

Arsenal boss

Mikel Arteta

talked about his team’s performance in a post-match interview.

"We got something wrong,”

he told Sky Sports.

“We didn't do it in the first 10 minutes. It's a cross and Raheem Sterling cannot head a ball there. You cannot concede that goal. It was a tactical thing that we were prepared for but we didn't read it in the game.

"When we conceded the first goal it put us in a difficult situation. It was tough.

“With the formation and the players they use they are really comfortable. After that the team reacted really well, were on top of the game and created chances but we lacked the quality in those situations to score the goal.

"We got momentum and confidence and were really good on the ball as well. We found good spaces but when we were in the final third we didn't pick the right pass to score a goal. We tried to use some weaknesses that we thought we could exploit. They don't have many. How they compete when they have in the last few minutes, they are a top side.”

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