Wenger says Iwobi & Co lacked accuracy and finishing - FCNaija
Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 24/11/2017
Arsene Wenger has criticised Alex Iwobi and rest of his Arsenal teammate for wastefulness in front of goal as the Gunners fell to a 1-0 defeat in their Europa League clash at FC Koln on Thursday night. A penalty by Sehrou Guirassy just after the hour mark earned the hosts only their second win in 17 Bundesliga and Europa League games this season.
"Jack Wilshere created goalscoring situations and came close to scoring himself. [Danny] Welbeck, [Olivier] Giroud and Wilshere all looked dangerous, but we were lacking the accuracy and finishing." The defeat ultimately did not matter for Arsenal in terms of permutations, as the goalless draw between BATE Borisov and Red Star Belgrade in Belarus meant that they qualified as Group H winners regardless.Arsenal travels to Turf Moore to battle Burnley in the Premier League encounter this weekend.