Arsène Wenger says he has two regrets from Arsenal's 2-2 draw against Southampton on Tuesday.

After a below par first-half display, the Gunners came flying out of the blocks in the second half and two quickfire goals from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla put them ahead before Adam Lallana pegged the Gunners back with an equaliser moments later.

Wenger was frustrated to concede so soon after going in front and thinks it was difficult to find a winning goal after Mathieu Flamini's dismissal with 10 minutes remaining.

We haven't lose in an away game and what is important for me is the response we have shown

Arsène Wenger

"Maybe we switched off for a moment when they we scored for 2-1 and that's the regret I have," Wenger told Arsenal Player. "A double regret, the first is we conceded quickly the second goal and secondly we were down to 10 men.

"After you cannot really push on for a third goal, that made it very difficult. But I must give credit to my team, we responded very well in the second half."

Manchester City and Chelsea have the chance to overtake Arsenal on Wednesday but Wenger urged his side to focus on their own performances and insists the draw at St Mary's was not a disastrous result.

"We haven't lose in an away game and what is important for me is the response we have shown," he said. "We are not overtaken and yet and every away game is difficult for everybody.

"I think more than looking at Man City, Chelsea and others, it's better we focus on our performances and push on."

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Isaac Moore 29 Jan 2014