Mikel Arteta believes his Arsenal aspect have been higher than their opponents ‘each single week’ regardless of their dismal run of outcomes.
The Gunners had been crushed 2-1 by Everton on Saturday to make it seven Premier League video games with out a win.
Arteta’s aspect are approach down in 15th place having gained simply 4 video games all season – their worst begin to a season since 1974.
When requested about his aspect’s poor type, Arteta instructed talkSPORT: “The very first thing now we have to do, is the issues we are able to management make them higher. There are issues we haven’t performed these days after we’ve performed with ten males with conditions we generate we don’t rating.
“Usually when a staff is on this place it’s battered each week and it’s not the case. We’ve been higher than the opponent each single week however we aren’t profitable soccer matches, so now we have to understand that.
“I don’t need to really feel sorry for ourselves. It’s what it’s. It’s the struggle now we have to absorb entrance of us and the problem. It’s not about so many issues which have occurred as that’s not going to make us higher.
“The group is basically disillusioned in the best way we misplaced the sport as a result of they’ve actual perception we may come right here and switch issues round tonight and the hassle, ardour and dedication was with out query of a doubt.”
A Rob Holding personal aim and a Yerry Mina header from a nook inflicted the defeat on Arsenal however Arteta was left pissed off with the opponents.
He mentioned: “We created greater than Everton, for positive. We scored an personal aim and conceded from a set piece. We labored on it however clearly they’re good at doing (it).
“After we generated the probabilities, numerous conditions on the finish ended up in possibilities. On the finish, it’s the final cross, the final dribble, the final shot and what we want is a little bit of luck. We hit the bar.
“Final week, we misplaced in opposition to Burnley with out conceding a single shot on track from the opponent.
“In the previous couple of weeks we’ve misplaced video games the place we had been higher than the opponents however that is soccer and it’s occurring too typically.
When requested why he was animated on the touchline, he added: “I used to be pissed off with the best way they had been dealing with time and the time losing on a regular basis. I used to be asking the referee to play ten extra minutes as a result of each motion was about two minutes.
“Simply attempting to encourage the gamers to play extra and be courageous and take dangers within the last third to go for it, as now we have no different alternative.”