By Chris Harris
Arsène Wenger insists his squad will put Saturday's disappointment behind them because it is "part of their job" to do so.
Arsenal cruised into a four-goal lead at St. James' Park but lost Johan Djourou to an injury and Abou Diaby to a red card early in the second half and then saw Newcastle fight back to earn a point.
Wenger admits that his players could suffer psychologically from squandering such an advantage but he expects them to recover by the time Wolves visit Emirates Stadium next weekend.
"[We will repair the damage] by focusing on the game, it’s part of our job," said Wenger.
"We want to do well in the next game. Time helps, focusing on the next game helps and that’s all we can do. We can take a lot of encouragement from Saturday's game as well.
"We have played 12 games since January 1 and we have played outstandingly well but to go down to ten men had a psychological impact and certainly a physical one as well.
"I don’t remember that [losing a four-goal lead before]. But in the second half, you must say that we were really unlucky with some decisions."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source