According to Gunners manager Unai Emery his team shouldn’t have lost against Sheffield United as they were denied a “clear penalty.”

Newly promoted club Sheffield United shocked the English Premier League yesterday as it defeated Arsenal 1-0.

And according to Gunners manager Unai Emery, his team didn’t deserve to lose as he claims they were denied a “clear penalty.”

“We did not deserve to lose and we conceded a lot of corners in the first half and they scored in one action,” he was quoted by Goal.

“Above all, we have to improve by not allowing balls like that.”

“When we have our opportunities to attack, we created more chances than them but did not score today,” he added.

“We deserved more from the game but they have conceded the least goals in the Premier League and it was going to be difficult if they scored first.”

Emery explained: “We tried in the second half, created three good chances to score.”


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“There were two key moments in the match – one was their goal, and the second was a very clear penalty for us for a foul on Sokratis. It was very clear.”

“Saka drives forward but I do not know if it was a penalty,” Emery said.

“It is a hard act for a yellow card. With VAR, the foul on Sokratis should have been reviewed. It was clear but we have to accept it.”

“We did not deserve to lose and we will think about where we can improve. When we were losing 1-0, we controlled the game and defended well but they had a lot of players in their box so it was difficult to achieve attacks,” he concluded.


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