Ian Wright takes subtle swipe at Granit Xhaka after Arsenal’s draw with Tottenham

first_img Full Screen Advertisement Coming Next Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Top articles About Connatix V67539 Ian Wright takes subtle swipe at Granit Xhaka after Arsenal’s draw with Tottenham Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Comment Metro Sport ReporterMonday 2 Sep 2019 10:26 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.7kShares SPONSORED Read More Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:48FullscreenArsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-2-2-tottenham-mauricio-pochettino-press-conference-1997084/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp won’t be speaking to Mohamed Salah after Sadio Mane outburst / Read More Read More Skip Ad Xhaka’s clumsy foul allowed Harry Kane to double Tottenham’s lead (Picture: Sky Sports)Xhaka sent a message to Arsenal fans after the final whistle, claiming he was ‘angry’ with himself for the mistake he made in the first half.‘Thanks for the amazing support inside the Emirates,’ Xhaka wrote on Instagram.‘We showed a lot of character and you helped us to come back into the game.‘For the penalty I made a mistake – I’m of course angry about it but I will never give up!’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesAsked about Xhaka’s costly error, Emery said: ‘In 90 minutes I am very proud of his work.‘Some mistakes we can have and I want to use to progress and improve.‘There are more positive things collectively, individually and also with Xhaka for me.‘The penalty is really one action that is very disappointing. He worked very well. He played very well. If we won the match maybe we’d speak about the mistakes less.’ 1/1 Video Settings Read More Advertisement Granit Xhaka’s foul allowed Harry Kane to double Tottenham’s lead over Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Ian Wright couldn’t resist having a pop at Granit Xhaka as he showered Matteo Guendouzi with praise following Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham.Xhaka’s clumsy challenge on Son Heung-min inside the penalty area gave Spurs the chance to add to Christian Eriksen’s opening strike and Harry Kane made no mistake from the resulting spot-kick.Alexandre Lacazette dragged Arsenal back into the game with a goal just before half-time and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang went on to rescue a point for Unai Emery’s side, volleying home an exquisite ball from Guendouzi in the 71st minute.Xhaka, who wore the captain’s armband at the Emirates, was widely criticised for his reckless tackle on Son, while Guendouzi – who he played alongside in midfield – was hailed for one of his best performances in an Arsenal shirt.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Unai Emery press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:47FullscreenArsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Unai Emery press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-2-2-tottenham-unai-emery-press-conference-1997076/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Wright then had a thinly-veiled dig at Xhaka which did not go unnoticed by Match of the Day 2 presenter Mark Chapman.‘If you’re going to ground, win it. People in his team can learn that to be honest,’ Wright said as he continued his analysis of Guendouzi’s impressive showing.Chapman asked: ‘Would that be a fellow midfielder by any chance?’‘Exactly,’ Wright replied. Read More Skip by Metro 1 min. story 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 CityFormer Arsenal striker Wright was one of the many to speak in glowing terms about Guendouzi’s display in the north London derby.‘People say he’s playing too many games but, when you look at the way he plays, he looks to get the ball into areas where he can hurt the opposition and that is what Arsenal need, especially with the forwards Arsenal have,’ Wright said on Match of the Day 2.‘If he scores this [chance to equalise in 56th minute] it would have been the perfect midfield performance from him.‘I think the problem with Unai is that he doesn’t know his best midfield trio, but Matteo Guendozui has got to be playing.’ PLAY last_img read more

AquaTrojans Sink Pirates In Swimming

first_imgThe ECHS AquaTrojans are in full swing traveling to Greensburg to take on the host Pirates. The Pirate girls were victorious winning 107-76 while the EC boys won 99-75.Individual winners include:Derek Roth-200 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle; Alexis deLong-50 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle; Sean Gish-50 Freestyle; Emily Betts-1 Meter Diving; Ethan Ayers-Edds-1 Meter Diving; Dustin Schantz-100 Butterfly; and Alex Ketcham-100 Breaststroke.The EC AquaTrojans host Lawrenceburg/OA on Thursday night with the meet starting at 6:00.Come out and support the Trojans!!!!Courtesy of AquaTrojans Coach Brandon Loveless.last_img