Arsenal massively disappointed after 0-2 New Year's Day loss to Southampton

Arsenal slips to sixth behind Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal missed out on an upward move on the EPL log with a loss to Southampton at St Mary's on New Year's Day in the Week 20 round of games.

The loss meant that Arsenal slipped down to sixth with 34 points, following Tottenham's 5-3 win over Chelsea in the London Derby.

German defender Per Metsesacker said that the club is disappointed at the loss

''We are massively disappointed because there was a good chance to really bounce back properly but they deserved to win because they did a bit more than us.

''On the first I think he wanted to cross the ball, but it was massively affected by the wind and it was a bit unpredictable the wind. But overall we did too many mistakes and they scored on two occasions,'' Metsesacker said on Arsenal.com

He added that the team has not been consistent in its plays, considering that Arsenal won its last two games against QPR and West Ham towards the end of 2014

''The last two games we were in good spirits and those games were close together and we fought really hard for the two wins. But today was slightly different. I think we have to come back to our main strength. But we didn’t show up with a good performance today. We have to remind ourselves every day that we need to have a big performance.''

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