Bacary Sagna mocks Arsenal over David Luiz red card in Manchester City defeat

first_img Comment Mikel Arteta needed Bernd Leno to rescue Arsenal on several occasions (Getty Images)Asked if he could take any positives from the game, Arteta replied: ‘The very early stages because we were in the game.‘We looked a threat and the game was balanced.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘But when we gave the goal away before half-time, conceded the penalty and then 10 men against them is a mountain to club.‘But the boys didn’t throw in the towel. They kept going, they kept trying, even until the last minute.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. David Luiz was given a straight red card for a foul on Riyad Mahrez (PA) Advertisement David Luiz was sent off as Arsenal were beaten by Manchester City (PA)Bacary Sagna has offered his services to Arsenal after Mikel Arteta’s side were beaten 3-0 by Manchester City in the first game of their Premier League restart on Wednesday evening.David Luiz’s calamitous display saw him at fault for City’s opening goal as his failed clearance allowed Raheem Sterling to score from close range.But it got even worse for the Brazilian defender shortly after half-time as he gave away a penalty and was sent off for a foul on Riyad Mahrez.Kevin De Bruyne scored the penalty to double City’s lead, while Phil Foden also found the net to wrap up a 3-0 win for Pep Guardiola’s side.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSagna, who made 284 appearances for the Gunners and helped the club win the FA Cup in 2014, was clearly not a fan of his former side’s defending as he posted on Twitter during the game: ‘Well… I believe I can still play.’The defeat has left Arsenal ninth in the Premier League, eight points behind fourth-placed Chelsea. Bacary Sagna saw the funny side as Arsenal were comfortably beaten by Man City (Twitter)Meanwhile, Mikel Arteta admits he is keen to forget Arsenal’s latest setback ‘I want to delete the game from the hard drive,’ the Arsenal manager told BBC Sport.‘It’s a lot of things that happened and there’s no point taking things from this game.‘Just delete it and start preparing tomorrow for the game against Brighton.’ Bacary Sagna mocks Arsenal over David Luiz red card in Manchester City defeat Metro Sport ReporterThursday 18 Jun 2020 2:13 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link925Shares Advertisementlast_img

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