Leicester vs Arsenal: Alexandre Lacazette admits Gunners are lacking in confidence after defeat

Arsenal are already eight points off the top four after a 2-0 loss to Leicester on Saturday evening

Harry Latham-Coyle
Monday 11 November 2019 11:59
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Alexandre Lacazette has admitted that Arsenal are lacking in confidence after defeat to Leicester.

The loss means the Gunners are eight points off the top four after twelve games as pressure continues to build on manager Unai Emery.

Arsenal have just one win in their last seven games in all competitions, and Lacazette thinks the international break has arrived at a good time.

“We miss confidence and we need the international break,” Lacazette said, as quoted by the Mirror. “I hope we are going to come back well. We need to work more than we do now to find confidence.

“We are very disappointed, we had chances in the first half. We couldn’t score and you need to take your chances in this type of game.

“We have to work again and keep working everyday. But I think we didn’t play so bad, we just missed our chances in the first half.”

This is Arsenal’s worst start to a season in the top division since 1982/83, having accrued just 17 points after twelve games.

Leicester’s 2-0 win means their goal difference is now in the negative, too.

And while they are not yet panicking with plenty of time left in the season, Lacazette admitted that Arsenal’s top-four goal is becoming harder to achieve.

“We want to be top four of course,” the French striker added.

“Now we are nine points behind Chelsea and Leicester and it is going to be hard but everything is possible in football.

“We still have time until the end of the season. We are going to work to come back.”

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