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Papastathopoulos says he’s sorry

Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Arsenal, Premier League
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Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos misplaced a pass that allowed Watford to start a come back from a 2-0 temporal defeat to a 2-2 draw.

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos made a big mistake yesterday and he’s sorry for it.

“I think that I cost the game for the team. It was my mistake for something simple that I don’t have to do. I think this was the problem why we lose the three points,” he told the club’s official website.

“No, no, no. This is all about our responsibility and we have to do better. It was my mistake and today without my mistake, we would take the three points.”

He explained: “Of course. I apologized because I cost the game for the team and I have to work harder. I know up to this moment I didn’t have a mistake, I didn’t do nothing. Everything was near too perfect. But defense is no risk and today it was my mistake.”

“This is because we didn’t have the same pace in the second half as in the first half. But if we didn’t do these mistakes, I don’t think we draw. Of course, they had other chances to score more, but if we didn’t do these mistakes then nothing happens.”

“No, no. I don’t want to speak about others. Today it was my mistake and this cost the game. Nothing else. The other guys tried their best. I don’t have to do this mistake,” the Greek concluded.