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Alex Iwobi Arsenal manager wants massive support for forward after own goal

After scoring an own goal in the game, Wenger had sympathy for Iwobi and asked for massive support for the 20-year-old.

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Marco Verratti and Alex Iwobi play Arsene Wenger wants support for Alex Iwobi after his own goal in the Champions League 2-2 draw with PSG (AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger wants massive support for Alex Iwobi after the forward scored an own goal in their 2-2 Champions League draw with Paris Saint-Germain.

Iwobi’s header deflected a Lucas Moura header past David Ospina for Paris Saint-Germain’s second goal which puts the Ligue 1 side on top of the group.

Oliveir Giroud and Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi scored an own goal as Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw by PSG ( Andy Hooper/Daily Mail)


After the game, Wenger had sympathy for Iwobi and asked for massive support for the 20-year-old.

“Look, it can happen. The frustrating thing I think is that Ospina was behind him. He is certainly the most disappointed by what happened to him,” Arsene Wenger told Arsenal official website.

Arsene Wenger play Arsene Wenger Iwobi is disappointed with the own goal (BPI / Ben Queenborough)

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But that is part of the game. We have to take that on the chin and support him and go back into the next game.

Arsenal midfielder, Aaron Ramsey also offered his support for the forward who was making his seventh Champions League appearance for the Gunners.

Aaron Ramsey play Aaron Ramsey also rallies support for Iwobi (Andy Hooper/Daily Mail)


You’ve got to feel for him, but he wasn’t aware of what was behind him,” Ramsey said after the game.

I feel for him but we’re in it together. It was important not to lose and that’s what we managed not to do.”

Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain play Arsenal are second in the group on goal difference


Arsenal are now second in the Group and must win their last game away at Basel and hope Ludogorets get at least a point at PSG.

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