Mikel Arteta claims his side missed ‘three or four’ chances in ‘disappointing’ 1-1 Southampton draw

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal had been taught a painful lesson by Southampton, who battled again to take two factors from the Premier League leaders on Sunday.

Arsenal led for practically an hour by Granit Xhaka’s early purpose and will have put the sport to mattress by half-time.

However the guests had been responsible of lacking a number of golden chances, with Gabriel Jesus notably wasteful at St Mary’s.

Mikel Arteta lamented his side’s missed chances in 1-1 draw in opposition to Southampton on Sunday

Southampton stirred in the second half and Stuart Armstrong scored their equaliser with 25 minutes to go.

‘I’m annoyed,’ Arteta mentioned. ‘We couldn’t put the ball into the online… in the Premier League, one purpose isn’t sufficient.’

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He added: ‘We had three or 4 good alternatives and may have scored extra. We would have liked two or three objectives, however solely scored one.

‘It’s disappointing. We created sufficient chances however couldn’t put the ball away. It’s a lesson as a result of we wished to win once more.’

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side have now taken 5 factors from three matches to maneuver three factors away from the relegation zone and the supervisor was happy with his side’s response after the break.

‘We didn’t give away chances in the second half and took our chances due to counterattacks,’ he mentioned.

‘The purpose was sensible. That is what we attempt, to be courageous with the ball. It didn’t all the time work, it typically doesn’t in opposition to such prime groups, however we tried it on a regular basis and it was good to see.’

Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka scored for the second time in three days to present Arsenal the lead

Southampton had Gavin Bazunu to thank in the course of the first half. The goalkeeper made a number of key saves, together with from Jesus who has now gone 5 matches and not using a purpose.

‘I’m certain right this moment he will probably be dissatisfied as a result of he had the chances to place them away,’ Arteta mentioned.

‘Realizing Gabi he’s dissatisfied when he scores two objectives and will have scored three or 4 so he can try this. However he’s having the chances and he’s all the time there. He offers a lot to the workforce and it’s a disgrace he couldn’t put them away right this moment.’

Stuart Armstrong’s end cancelled out the guests’ opener with lower than half an hour to play

Spanish boss Arteta believes that his side wanted to attain ‘two or three objectives’ in the match

The striker himself mentioned: ‘Once we scored the purpose, we saved taking part in our sport and creating chances – I had just a few chances. 

‘I believe we are able to enhance the extent once more, as a workforce and as a person. We now have to pay attention extra, focus extra with out the ball. 

‘We go house right this moment somewhat upset due to the way in which we performed, we should always have scored extra objectives after which we win the sport.’

Gabriel Jesus (centre) referred to as on his side to boost the extent each as ‘a workforce and as a person’

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