Mikel Arteta was visibly frustrated after the Tottenham (0-3) defeat in the Premier League North London derby. The Arsenal manager praised the players’ display but criticized the referee Paul Tierney.
“If I say what I think, I’m on a six-month ban and I don’t know how to lie, I’m not going to talk about it. I can say that I am not dissatisfied with my players. In fact, I’m proud, but I want the referee to come here in front of the cameras to explain the decisions. It’s a shame how they managed to destroy the beautiful game, ”he explained, referring to the expulsion of the Holding (33’) with two yellow cards in seven minutes.
With Arsenal in fourth place with 66 points, just one point ahead of Tottenham, Mikel Arteta has already turned his attention to the future and the need to secure the Champions League.
– We have two games to play and everything is in our hands, so we have to do our job. That is our goal, “he decided.