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Blues were unlucky against Arsenal but did everything to lose
Chelsea, News

Blues were unlucky against Arsenal but did everything to lose

Thomas Tuchel blamed himself for changing his lineup which resulted in the narrow 1 nil loss to Arsenal, adding that his side received a wake-up call that puts them in the uncertainty of their qualification to next season's UEFA Champions League with two games left. Chelsea were dominant against Mikel Arteta's visitors but missed golden chances in the two halves. The Blues went behind in the 16th minute to a goal by Emile Smith Rowe after a disastrous error by Jorginho. Tuchel bemoaned his side's lack of intensity and noted that seven changes were made with an eye on Saturday's FA Cup final against Leicester City. “It is our fault, nobody else’s,” he said. “We lost the game, it’s totally our responsibility. Overall we were not sharp enough, we could not put up the same intensity a...
Arteta – Some Arsenal players have not given their best
Arsenal FC, News

Arteta – Some Arsenal players have not given their best

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has claimed that some of his players have not given their best for the club's cause this season and admitted that most of them have also reached their limit. This is coming as Arsenal are facing a season without European football in 25 years. The Gunners no longer have their destiny in their hands and will rely on Tottenham who sit seventh on the log to falter whilst they attempt to overhaul the current 4 points gap with just three games to go. Any slip by Spurs and an overtaking on the log by Arsenal will see them participate in the Europa Conference League, which has been described as UEFA's third-tier club competition. Meanwhile, Arteta has previously stated that an overhaul of the team is on the cards in the summer after his first full season as Ar...