Coach Mikel Arteta wrapped his students.
Arsenal kneeled 0-1 to Everton in the 22nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England on the 4th at 9:30 pm (Korean time). With the defeat on the day, first place Arsenal (50 points) swallowed regret as it could not widen the gap with second place Manchester City (45 points).
Arsenal are leading the league with an unbeaten streak of 13 matches (11 wins, 2 draws). During the upward trend, Tottenham Hotspur (3-1 win, 2-0 win), Liverpool (3-2 win), Chelsea (1-0 win), Manchester United (3-2 win), etc. were defeated all the big 6 clubs. It meant a lot. It is a sensation that Arteta and the prospects are causing.
Their opponent for this round is Everton, who are struggling in the relegation zone. Although manager Sean Dyche was appointed midway, Arsenal’s superiority was expected in terms of objective power and atmosphere. Arteta used Gabriel Martinelli, Eddie Nketia, Bukayo Saka, Granit Xaka, Thomas Parti and Martin Odegard to score goals. 안전놀이터
However, unexpected results emerged. After the first half ended scoreless, the balance was broken after entering the second half. Everton corner kick situation in the 15th minute of the second half. Dwight McNeil’s cross was finished by James Takowski’s header, shaking the net. It was the price of losing concentration for a moment in a set piece situation.
In the remaining minutes, Arsenal pulled the reins to turn the game around. Following Jorginho and Leandro Trosar, who had previously been replaced, Fabio Vieira and Tomiyas Takehiro also stepped on the ground. However, despite the fierce attack, the shot continued to miss the goal. In the end, Arsenal were caught by Everton and bowed their heads.
The undefeated streak is expected to end as well as Man City’s pursuit. It must have been a big disappointment, but Arteta wrapped up his students. According to global media ‘ESPN’, director Arteta said, “I wish they knew how much I love them. I love them more now than 3 hours ago, 1 hour ago, 1 month ago, and 3 months ago.”
“It’s so easy to be next to the players when the win rolls around. Now is the time to love the players and staff more and stick together. The journey is difficult and there will be obstacles to overcome. Now we have Brent We have to prepare really well to beat Ford.”