Mikel Arteta is underneath critical stress at Arsenal because the Gunners’ depressing begin to the season continued with a 1-Zero defeat at dwelling to Burnley.
Issues went from unhealthy to worse for Arteta as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lastly ended his objective drought… on the incorrect finish.
The Arsenal captain’s own-goal, heading a Burnley nook into his personal internet, paradoxically proved to be the winner, but it surely was Granit Xhaka’s second of insanity which is able to depart followers fuming.
With Arsenal on high, the Swiss worldwide was despatched off following a VAR overview after needlessly placing his hand on Ashley Westwood’s throat.
There have been 2,000 followers contained in the Emirates watching the match, however Arsenal’s show made the stadium really feel eerily quiet, and the loudest noise got here because the full-time whistle was met with jeers.
Having entered the sport on the again of the membership’s worst begin to the season in nearly 40 years, there have been rumours Arteta had three video games to avoid wasting his job.
However the Arsenal supervisor might now be underneath extra rapid stress after a fourth-consecutive defeat which noticed his facet fail to attain at dwelling and lose to a Burnley facet who’ve managed to attain simply six occasions this season.
The Clarets climb out of the relegation zone with the victory, and Arsenal are simply 5 factors above it in 15th after a fourth-consecutive dwelling defeat.