Mikel Arteta reveals how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacted to Europa League heartache

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 29 Feb 2020 3:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link953Shares Youssef El-Arabi scored a late winner for Olympiacos to send Arsenal crashing out of the Europa League (Picture: Getty)‘He felt very responsible about it, we will try to be right behind him. He has been phenomenal all season for us and now the players have to support him, I think his reaction after the game – to face the media and the way he talked, it was a very mature reaction from him.‘We are all very down, frustrated, disappointed, but my message to the players was that I am right behind them. I thanked them for the effort they put into the game, for the attitude and the personality they played with and the way they reacted after we conceded the goal.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘We tried, tried and tried again and completely deserved to win the game but there were aspects of the game that we have to dominate better if we want to keep competing at that level.‘It is part of the profession. We can fall and have disappointments, it is about how we react individually and collectively. Then my job is to try to convince them that in the process in which we are at the moment, there are a lot of positive things and as well things we have to improve if we want to much better as a team.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a last minute sitter against Olympiacos (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta revealed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left ‘gutted’ and felt ‘responsible’ for Arsenal’s Europa League humiliation at the hands of Olympiacos.The Gunners surrendered a 1-0 first leg advantage and will not be involved in European competition beyond February for the first time since 1999, after Youssef El-Arabi’s 119th minute goal proved decisive.Aubameyang appeared to have rescued his side with an acrobatic volley in extra-time but his excellence was undone by familiar defensive frailties and the Arsenal skipper was left disconsolate at the final whistle, just moments after he had squandered a simple chance win the tie.‘He was gutted,’ Arteta said ahead of Monday’s FA Cup fifth round tie at Portsmouth.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Obviously he scored a wonder goal that was putting us through in the competition, and with the last kick of the game, he had the best chance of the game. Comment Mikel Arteta reveals how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacted to Europa League heartache Advertisementlast_img read more

Police chase ensues on campus

first_imgA Los Angeles Police Department vehicle pursuit occurred along campus Thursday night, resulting in the arrest of the assailant at University Gate 3 on Figueroa Street. and 34th Street.The pursuit originated on Figueroa Street after LAPD attempted to stop a stolen car, according to Department of Public Safety  Deputy Chief David Carlisle. The driver then entered campus through Gate 5 on Jefferson Boulevard and McClintock Avenue where the chase continued.The pursuit ended after the driver was not able to make a turn at the gate on Figueroa Street and 34th Street.“The suspect entered campus at gate 5 and drove east on 34th Street,” Carlisle said. “The suspect was captured when he was forced to stop at the tram gate at 34th Street and Figueroa.”The driver is now in police custody.last_img read more