Arsene Wenger says he feels “so sorry for the fans” after Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat against Manchester United on Saturday.
Kieran Gibbs’ own goal and Wayne Rooney’s strike gave Manchester United the lead before Olivier Giroud hit a late consolation on his return from injury.
Wenger saw his side dominate the match but struggle to find the finishing touch after creating several clear-cut chances.
"I feel so sorry for our fans and the energy level the players put in not to get a win today because it’s so disappointing"
“There was lots of energy,” the manager told Arsenal Player. “We produced a game of quality and energy and in the end we didn’t get the reward. Manchester United had two shots on target and we lost the game - that’s what it was.
“All the rest was one of the most one-way traffic games I’ve seen against United. I feel so sorry for our fans and the energy level the players put in not to get a win today because it’s so disappointing.
“We have to look at ourselves as well because we made a big mistake for the first goal and we were too impatient after when we were 1-0 down just because we wanted to come back quickly.
“We’re not efficient in the zone where the games are won offensively and defensively. Unfortunately their goalkeeper had a great game as well.”
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