Sokratis Papastathopolous reveals dressing room reaction to shocking Wolves defeat

first_imgAdvertisement Sokratis Papastathopolous reveals dressing room reaction to shocking Wolves defeat Arsenal face a fight to finish in the top four following their defeat to Wolves (Getty Images)‘[Wednesday night] was a bad moment for us,’ Sokratis admitted. ‘We cannot change it now. So we look forward to the next game. All the players take responsibility. We are not stupid. We know that we didn’t play good. We have to win all the games and be there.‘Maybe a little bit [of the problem is physical and mental] but it is not time to have excuses. We have to look forward: three games more. We need to win all the games and get nine points and we’ll see if we can be in the top four. I trust 100 per cent my team and the players and I think we can do it.”‘For us we have to be in the best four teams in the Premier League and then after to win also the Europa League,” he said. “We cannot wait only for our one chance. We have two chances and we have to fight for both.‘Leicester is another difficult game and if we face [it] like this, we will lose. It’s clear. It is not the problem of the coach, the system, it is nothing. It is just us. We have to win the next [League] three games and it is finished.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 25 Apr 2019 12:34 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link12Shares Sokratis admitted that Arsenal were not good enough during their defeat to Wolves on Wednesday (Getty Images)Sokratis Papastathopolous has called on his Arsenal teammates to take responsibility following back-to-back Premier League defeats and insisted they must win their remaining three games to qualify for next season’s Champions League.Arsenal’s top-four hopes have taken a hit over the past few days after they followed up a 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace at the Emirates on Sunday with a 3-1 loss to Wolves at Molineux on Wednesday.Those results mean that Arsenal are fifth in the Premier League table with three games remaining, a point behind fourth-placed Chelsea and four away from their north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in third.AdvertisementAdvertisementSokratis, who scored Arsenal’s consolation against Wolves, insisted that Arsenal must do all they can to finish in the top four and win the Europa League, while also absolving his manager Unai Emery from any criticism.last_img

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