Arsenal-coach Arsène Wenger was Thursday night particularly disappointed after the draw in their own home against Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals of the Europa League. The Portuguese came with ten men in the final at the same height: 1-1.
“Of course this feels like a missed opportunity. When you see how the match went, this is the worst possible result. We had us tonight can qualify for the final,” said Wenger after the heenwedstrijd at the Emirates Stadium against the BBC.
Arsenal stood in front of own audience is already very fast with a man the more because the Croatian Sime Vrsaljko in the first ten minutes two times yellow picked up, but the home team failed to take advantage of those numbers up situation.
Alexandre Lacazette signed a quarter of an hour after resting still for the opening goal, but Arsenal had numerous chances to take that margin to increase. That failed the Londoners, after which Antoine Griezmann Atletico in the 82nd minute of a tie concerned.