By Rob Kelly
Francis Coquelin insists Arsenal must not dwell on their defeat to Olympiacos ahead of Saturday’s vital Premier League clash against West Brom.
A much-changed Gunners side took the lead at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium through Tomas Rosicky, before two second-half goals consigned them to a 2-1 loss.
While Coquelin was disappointed not to claim the three points that would have secured top spot in Group B, he says he is already focusing on Saturday’s match against Steve Clarke’s side.
“We started really well, we had a great first half and when you are winning 1-0 away you want to hold on to the result,” Coquelin told Arsenal Player. “We dropped a little bit and they scored two goals, so we are really disappointed.
“It is a tough place, but let's not forget we are Arsenal Football Club and when you come here, everyone wants to win [against you]. We could have come back with a win so we are very frustrated.
“But now we have to concentrate on the next game, we have a really important match against West Brom and we want to get the three points. We had a few bad results recently, so we need the three points at the weekend.”
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