Arteta shows unhappiness towards Lacazette's disallowed goal

Arteta shows unhappiness towards Lacazette’s disallowed goal

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Mikel Arteta showed his unhappiness towards Alexandre Lacazette’s disallowed goal as his Arsenal facet slipped to a 1-0 domestic defeat towards Leicester City.

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Foxes replaced Jamie Vardy got here on to score the winner 9 minutes from time, the Englishman discovering the net for the eleventh time in ten league matches towards the Gunners.

However, the nighttime would possibly have became out in another way had Lacazette’s header now not been dominated out inside the opening 5 minutes.

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The Frenchman’s glancing header from a nook discovered its way in off the a ways post however the Gunners’ pleasure was once short-lived as the linesman’s flag was raised towards Granit Xhaka.

The Swiss was once stood in an offside role in the front of Kasper Schmeichel and although he did no longer truely show up to impeded the goalkeeper’s try to preserve the header out, VAR upheld the decision.

“I’m really disappointed,” Arteta told Sky Sports. “We had it in our hands in the first half and I don’t know how the hell the goal was disallowed.

“They caught us with space at the back and in that moment we lost the game.

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“It is difficult to create spaces with ten men behind the ball, but we should have finished the game better. When it comes to those moments you can’t give away chances at the back.

He added, “We still had some moments after the goal but gave away too many free kicks. The effort that the boys put in, and the pressure the Leicester team put you under, it’s not an easy thing to do but we have to improve.”

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