Aubameyang on his late miss: I do not know how I missed. I feel very, very bad

28.2.2020.  

Mikel Arteta recently called him the club's most important player. Gary Neville said that he is like Thierry Henry at the moment. The captain even scored an extra-time overhead goal against Olympiakos. Yet Pierre-Emmerick Aubameyang is the one to blame for Arsenal's early exit from Europa League as he had an inexplainable miss in the very last moment of the game.


In the 113th minute of the match, Auba scored an amazing overhead goal to give the Gunners an aggregate lead against the Greeks. Only six minutes later Youssef El-Arabi scored for Oly to give his side a lead on away goals.



Aubameyang could've clinched the game and his status as Arsenal's hero, not just in the match, in the 122nd minute but he missed from six yards out. When it mattered the most.


"Very, very disappointing. What can I say? It is very, very hard. It was a tough game again. The last-minute goal was, yeah, unlucky for us. That is it. It was tough because they played very deep. It was hard to find the solutions in the final third. It was a really tough game and tough to find spaces." started his explanation of the 30-year-old.



He addressed the missed clear chance in the 122nd minute saying that he doesn't know how he didn't score.


"I don't even know. I feel very, very bad. It can happen but I do not know how I missed this chance. I was tired, I had some cramps but it is not an excuse."


Even though a fifth-place finish in the Premier League might bring Champions League football next term, because of Manchester City's ban from the competition, Arsenal seems like they've lost their chance at it. Currently, they are ninth in the league, four points behind Manchester United who is fifth and picking up steam.



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