Arsenal lost Bernd Leno to injury, and lost to Brighton thanks to an injury time winner from the bloke who played a significant part in that injury. Neal Maupay’s unnecessary shove on the German saw him land awkwardly and stretchered off late in the first period with what is feared to be a knee ligament problem.
However, although the Gunners went ahead via Nicolas Pepe in the 68th minute, they conceded twice – first to Lewis Dunk, and then in stoppage time to leave the south coast with nothing to show for their efforts.
In truth, it was a disjointed Gunners performance, and although there were some moments of danger, we never had control over the game.
It’s back to the drawing board as a matter of urgency for Mikel Arteta.
Here’s how the players rated this evening.
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