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Mikel Arteta crying after Newcastle 1 Arsenal 0 – Just drink those tears

4 weeks ago

Mikel Ateta is a total embarrassment.

One of those managers who is all smiles and compliments when everything is going his way.

Yet when he is on the receiving end, he simply can’t take it.

Newcastle United deservedly beating Arsenal 1-0.

Nick Pope not having a single serious shot to save.

Mikel Arteta seeing his side lose for the first time this season in the Premier League and instead of taking it in good grace, crying on instead.

“It was embarrassing what happened and how the goal stands.

“I had 20 years in this country and now I feel ashamed. It is an absolute disgrace.

“If there was a team looking to win the game today it was Arsenal.

“Embarrassing what happened, how this goal stands, in the Premier League, this league we say is the best in the world.

“I’ve been 20 years in this country and now I feel ashamed.

“It’s a disgrace and there’s too much at stake here.

“We are trying to do incredible things and be at the highest level each week.

“When we’re not good enough I hold my hands up and take responsibility.

“The outcome is nowhere near the level this league needs to have and the way this league is getting competed in. It’s not good enough.

“I feel embarrassed to be part of this.

“It’s a disgrace, that’s what it is.

“It’s a disgrace.

“We have to talk about how the hell this goal stands.

“I feel embarrassed but I have to be the one to come here and defend the club and ask for help.

“Again, I feel embarrassed.”

It is Mikel Arteta who is an embarrassment and the only big disgrace was Havertz not getting sent off.

Stats via BBC Sport:

Newcastle 1 Arsenal 0 – Saturday 4 November 5.30pm


Newcastle United:

Gordon 64


Possession was Arsenal 60%  Newcastle 40%

Total shots were Arsenal 14 Newcastle 9

Shots on target were Arsenal 1 Newcastle 2

Corners Arsenal 11 Newcastle 0

Referee: Stuart Attwell

Attendance:  52,194 (3,000 Arsenal)

Newcastle team v Arsenal:

Pope, Trippier, Lascelles, Schar, Burn (Livramento 45), Longstaff, Bruno, Joelinton, Almiron (Murphy 63 (Ritchie 79)), Wilson (Willock 62), Gordon


Dubravka, Dummett, Krafth, Hall, Lewis Miley

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