Goals and Blunder Oxlade-Chamberlain
London – Nightmare for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Only three minutes after scoring a reply, Oxlade-Chamberlain would lead AS Monaco’s third goal which also minimize the chances of Arsenal qualify.
In the first leg match of the round of 16 at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday (02/26/2015) pm dawn, Arsenal humiliated Monaco 1-3. The results were surprising given the Gunners is favored in this duel.
But in fact, despite having more control of the ball okay Arsenal actually performed poorly. Less than one hour walking match, Arsenal 0-2 with goals from Dimitar Berbatov and Geoffrey Kondogbia.
In injury time, Oxlade-Chamberlain to turn up the North London team after his shot from outside the box to reduce the score to 1-2. However, only a few moments later the Arsenal midfielder made a fatal mistake.
Oxlade-Chamberlain too long menggocek ball that can be taken by Bernardo Silva. Monaco then counterattack, Yannick Ferreira-Carrraso forward pass to kick that hit the far post before the ball into the Arsenal.
This error makes Oxlade-Chamberlain hit. 21-year-old footballer was covering his face with a T-shirt that he knew his mistake led to a goal for the opposing team. At the end of the fight, he also got the entertainment of teammate Theo Walcott.
“He (Chamberlain) was very disappointed but it can happen when you lose the ball at a distance of 70 meters from the goal,” Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on the club’s official website.
“That does not mean you have to concede, yet you have some defensive player behind you,” he regrets.
With a situation like this, then Arsenal threatened stuck again in the last 16 given they needed to win by three goals at the headquarters of Monaco to advance to the quarterfinals.
If, goal-Carraso Ferreira is not created, then surely Arsenal still have a realistic chance of qualifying. Because Arsenal’s 1-2 defeat will make ‘only’ need to win at least 2-0.
“We have a smaller chance but no matter how big the opportunities we will pursue it. We need to restore the Dairi of this disappointment to prepare for the next game,” Wenger straightforward.