Jan Vertonghen responds to Arsenal’s draw with Brighton: I’ll take that

Jan Vertonghen responds to Arsenal’s draw with Brighton: I’ll take that

first_img Read More Jan Vertonghen responds to Arsenal’s draw with Brighton: I’ll take that Skip 1 min. story Read More Full Screen Coming Next Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Manchester United captain Harry… About Connatix V67539 Tottenham are now set to claim the final Champions League spot (Picture: Getty)Chelsea’s spot in next season’s Champions League is secure, but like Arsenal, the Blues have a Europa League semi-final second leg to concentrate on next Thursday.Emery said after the game his players deserved to win, but insisted Arsenal’s attention was now on qualifying for the Champions League by winning the Europa League.‘We deserved to win but we know they are defensively very strong and played very well,’ he said.‘We had our chances to score, the first half was probably the difference in the result. Advertisement Read More Skip Ad Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE The draw to Brighton all but kills Arsenal’s top four hopes (Picture: Getty)Jan Vertonghen trolled Arsenal after the Gunners’ 1-1 draw with Brighton at the Emirates all but handed Tottenham a Champions League spot.Arsenal needed to beat Brighton to keep their Champions League qualification hopes alive, but a dismal second half performance saw the Gunners throw away a one-goal lead.Granit Xhaka gave a penalty away for Brighton’s equaliser and the result means Arsenal need a miracle on the final day to beat Spurs to fourth spot in the Premier League.Spurs are three points ahead and have an eight-goal superior goal difference over Arsenal.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Read More Comment Coral BarrySunday 5 May 2019 7:12 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link789Shares Arsenal can still qualify for the Champions League through the Europa League (Picture: Getty)‘And in the second half after their goal we had chances but they defended very well, congratulations to them for their work.‘We fight and try to win each match in the Premier League but every match is difficult and today is an example of that.‘We wanted to win today and we worked in the Premier League to have the possibility of a top four place, but today we drew and lost the chance. Now we are going to prepare for our match in Valencia.’ SPONSORED 1/1 by Metro Advertisement PLAY Tottenham were in danger of seeing their Champions League hopes slip through their fingers after a 1-0 defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday.AdvertisementAdvertisementIt was Spurs’ second loss in a row and their third in four league games, but Vertonghen was clearly relieved to see Arsenal slip up against Brighton.‘I’ll take that,’ the centre-back said on Twitter, just moments after Brighton earned a point at the Emirates. Top articles Video Settings / Read Morelast_img

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