Friday, September 22, 2017

Gibbs disappointed after Arsenal miss chance to go top

SoccerNews in English Premier League 9 Nov 2015

6 Views

Kieran Gibbs was left frustrated that Arsenal missed an opportunity to go top of the Premier League on Sunday.

With Manchester City held to a 0-0 draw in Remi Garde’s first match as Aston Villa coach, Arsene Wenger’s side could have moved to the summit with a win at home to Tottenham.

However, the spoils were shared in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium, keeping Arsenal second to Manuel Pellegrini’s team on goal difference.

But Gibbs, who scored Arsenal’s equaliser after Harry Kane’s opener, hopes the international break can rejuvenate his team-mates.

“We are disappointed obviously, with Manchester City dropping points we had a good opportunity,” Gibbs told Arsenal’s official website.

“It was important not to lose this game but now the international break, we can recover for a few players and they can come back fit and we can push on after.”

Gibbs levelled for Arsenal just three minutes after coming on as a 74th-minute substitute for Joel Campbell and he enjoyed getting on the scoresheet.

“It has been difficult for the boss with options so in the last few games I have been coming on and I knew, looking across the bench that, probably, even though I’m a defender I’m one of the more offensive players on the bench,” he added.

“I was happy to come on in a big game like that and get a goal.

“It was a chance for me to bring on some fresh legs and do everything I can to try and help the boys.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

SoccerNews

Soccernews.com is news blog for soccer with comprehensive coverage of all the major leagues in Europe, as well as MLS in the United States. In addition we offer breaking news for transfers and transfer rumors, ticket sales, betting tips and offers, match previews, and in-depth editorials.

You can follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/soccernews.com or Twitter: @soccernewsfeed.

SHARE OR COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE

WE RECOMMEND

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
 
smilegrinwinkmrgreenneutraltwistedarrowshockunamusedcooleviloopsrazzrollcryeeklolmadsadexclamationquestionideahmmbegwhewchucklesillyenvyshutmouth
wpDiscuz
Live Scores

advertisement

Betting Guide Advertisement

advertisement

  • Football_888sport betting
Become a Writer
More More
Top