Arsenal fans turn on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for ‘abusing’ Joe Willock after misplaced pass in Brighton defeat - football

Arsenal fans turn on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for ‘abusing’ Joe Willock after misplaced pass in Brighton defeat



Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is yet to win a game as Arsenal captain (Picture: Getty)
It was a tough night for Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg as the Gunners’ winless Premier League run was extended to eight matches.
Brighton grabbed their first ever win at the Emirates thanks to a deserved 2-1 victory in north London that leaves Arsenal just five points above the relegation zone.
Ljungberg set the team up in a 4-3-3 formation which tried to accommodate Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil in the same system.
However, it meant Ozil and Aubameyang were forced into unorthodox wide positions and neither player looked comfortable out of possession against a vibrant Brighton team.
Graham Potter’s side took a deserved lead through Adam Webster after the half-hour mark and a disjointed Arsenal side couldn’t muster a response before the break. Willock burst through midfield and wanted to play Aubameyang in behind (Picture: Prime Video)
Their lack of cohesion was summed up when, in the dying seconds of the half, Joe Willock promisingly burst through midfield and looked to thread a pass through to Aubameyang in the inside right channel.
But Aubameyang checked his run (Picture: Prime Video)
The Gabon forward made the motion but later checked his run, possibly fearing that the youngster had held onto the ball for too long and therefore he would be offside. Willock, though, went ahead with the pass and the ball rolled harmlessly through to ...
source: metro-arsenal
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