Arsenal boss Unai Emery pays tribute to Brighton defence after draw

first_imgAdvertisement Arsenal boss Unai Emery pays tribute to Brighton defence after draw The draw blew Arsenal’s top four hopes (Picture: Getty)‘We had our chances to score, the first half was probably the difference in the result.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘And in the second half after their goal we had chances but they defended very well, congratulations to them for their work.‘We fight and try to win each match in the Premier League but every match is difficult and today is an example of that. Advertisement Commentcenter_img Aubameyang scored Arsenal’s only goal (Picture: Getty)‘We wanted to win today and we worked in the Premier League to have the possibility of a top four place, but today we drew and lost the chance.‘Now we are going to prepare for our match in Valencia.’Arsenal can still qualify for next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League and play Valencia on Thursday in the second leg of their semi-final tie.MORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette cannot hide frustration during Arsenal lap of honour Coral BarrySunday 5 May 2019 8:17 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link40Shares Emery was disappointed with the draw with Brighton (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery bemoaned missed chances for Arsenal as his side saw their Champions League hopes all but die with a 1-1 draw with Brighton.The result at the Emirates means Tottenham are set to secur the final Champions League spot in the Premier League, with just one more league game to play this season.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put Arsenal in front from the penalty spot in the first half, but Glenn Murray responded in kind for Brighton in the second period.Emery was disappointed with the result, but believes his side did enough to win the game.ADVERTISEMENT‘We deserved to win but we know they are defensively very strong and played very well,’ he said.last_img

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