Mikel Arteta’s 50th Premier League sport answerable for Arsenal led to a disappointing 3-Zero dwelling defeat by the hands of Liverpool.
The Gunners had been outclassed by the reigning top-flight champions because of second-half objectives from Diogo Jota (2) and Mohamed Salah.
Arteta changed Unai Emery as Arsenal boss in December 2019 and received the FA Cup in his first season as a supervisor.
Nonetheless, it has not been plain crusing for Arteta, who has a WORSE file than Unai Emery and Arsene Wenger from his first 50 Premier League video games on the Emirates.
Arteta has received 21, drawn 12 and misplaced 17 of his opening 50 top-flight video games in cost with a 42 win proportion.
Subsequently, he has collected 75 factors, 10 fewer factors than Wenger… and 12 fewer factors than Emery.
The Europa League stays Arteta’s solely hope of rescuing what has been a disappointing first full season in administration.
The Gunners play Slavia Prague within the final eight of the competitors subsequent week, whereas they may drop to 10th within the Premier League desk if Aston Villa keep away from defeat in opposition to Fulham on Sunday.
Arteta dubbed Arsenal’s newest setback in opposition to Liverpool ‘unacceptable’, however took full duty for the end result.
He informed Sky Sports activities: “We fully deserved to lose the sport. They had been higher in each division.
“They deserved to win the sport with the margin that they had or extra. It was unacceptable from our aspect with the best way we performed at present.
“They had been a lot better than us in each division. They received each duel, each second ball, each problem.
“They had been courageous after they had the ball, they made the proper selections, we didn’t. It’s my fault.
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“I’ve to set the workforce up another way and carry out another way and that’s it.”
Requested if Arsenal’s gamers needed to take some duty, Arteta replied: “I favor to do this. I take it.
“Congratulations to Liverpool as a result of they had been distinctive at present. They’ll play at that stage and it confirmed the distinction between the 2 groups that the margin is extremely excessive.”