Mesut Ozil reacts to shock Crystal Palace defeat as Arsenal suffer blow in top-four race

first_img / Read More Read More Metro Sport ReporterMonday 22 Apr 2019 4:54 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link362Shares About Connatix V67539 PLAY by Metro SPONSORED Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Video Settings Full Screen Advertisement Mesut Ozil reacts to shock Crystal Palace defeat as Arsenal suffer blow in top-four race Read More Read More Coming Nextcenter_img Skip Arsenal boss Unai Emery, meanwhile, admitted his team wasted a ‘big opportunity’ to consolidate their place in the top four.He said: ‘It was very frustrating.‘But we’ve had plenty of big opportunities before today, plenty of key moments, that give us the opportunity to achieve our first target, to play in the Champions League next year.‘But yes, today we lost a big opportunity. Top articles Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip Ad 1/1 Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling 1 min. story Emery post-Palace: Today we lost a big opportunityTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:36FullscreenEmery post-Palace: Today we lost a big opportunity is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘It doesn’t change our idea or plan for the next match. It’s in our hands. I still have confidence though and I want to be positive.‘Because we have been working hard to be in this key moment with the chance to finish in the top four.‘We can be proud of the whole season. Today we’re frustrated but tomorrow we have to stand up and prepare for Wednesday’s trip to Wolves.’MORE: Gary Neville names six Man Utd players who are failing under Solskjaer More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityPierre-Emerick Aubameyang reduced the deficit with his 19th league goal of the season but Arsenal were unable to find an equaliser in front of their home fans.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe defeat means Arsenal remain fourth in the Premier League, level on points with Chelsea who play Burnley on Monday evening.Manchester United, who suffered an emphatic defeat to Everton on Sunday, remain in the top-four mix just two points adrift of the Gunners.Following Arsenal’s shock defeat to Palace, Ozil tweeted: ‘Frustrating day at the Emirates. We have to stick [together] now. Four crucial Premier League matches left this season.’ Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has reacted to the ‘frustrating’ defeat to Crystal Palace (Picture: Getty)Mesut Ozil has issued a rallying call to Arsenal’s fans and his team-mates following Sunday’s shock Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace.The Gunners’ top-four hopes were dented at the weekend as Palace left the Emirates with a 3-2 victory to secure their Premier League survival for another season.Christian Benteke fired the visitors ahead with a first-half header before Ozil equalised for Arsenal shortly after the break.Palace regained the lead through Wilfried Zaha, before the Eagles added a third as James McArthur beat Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno with a header.ADVERTISEMENT Read More Comment Advertisementlast_img

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