Arsene Wenger draws on positives despite Arsena;’s unbeaten record ending against Swansea

first_img1 Arsene Wenger Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remained upbeat despite watching his side’s unbeaten Premier League run come to an end as Swansea stunned them with a 1-0 victory at the Emirates.The Gunners were frustrated by a string of fine saves from former employee Lukasz Fabianski in the Swans’ goal, and Bafetimbi Gomis’ proved the match winner five minutes from time with a back-post header.The defeat was Arsenal’s first in the league since losing to Tottenham in early February, but despite the obvious disappointment, Wenger suggested there were still positives to take from the game.“We were a bit unlucky on the goal, but guilty as well. It’s frustrating but we can take a lot of positives from tonight’s game,” said the Frenchman.“Unfortunately, these kind of games you play 20 times, you win 19 and lose once, and it was the once tonight.”Wenger pointed to Fabianski’s impressive display as a huge factor in the Gunners’ shortcomings, although he admitted his players profligacy made it easier for the Pole at times.He said: “He had a great performance, which is sometimes the case, but I felt as well that our finishing maybe made it a bit easy for him.“You have to learn from defeat but take encouragement from defeat like that.”last_img

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