The winless streak of the Arsenal is still in continual as they lost to Brighton by 2-1 this Thursday under the coaching of interim coach Freddie Ljungberg in the club’s first home game since he was put in charge.
Neal Maupay scored a late winner from Brighton’s side to make the winless streak of Arsenal to be at 9 games in all of the competitions which is their worst run for the year since 1977.
Ljungberg had been placed as the temporary charge for the Arsenal following the sacking on Unai Emery last week but then his last week’s poor performance to draw a match against Norwich was followed by his poor leadership to suffer the loss against Brighton. As for Brighton, they were able to secure their first-ever win against Arsenal.
The second goal of the season from Adam Webster was the first goal from Adam Webster that allowed Brighton to have a lead by the halftime. However, Arsenal then responded with a goal made by Alexandre Lacazette on a header shot after being one minute into the 2nd half to equalize the game.
Arsenal’s players tired their best to score a winning goal but it was Maupay who snatched that win away from them during the 80th minute of the game.
With this loss, Arsenal is now standing at 10th place after playing their last 15 games. They are 10 points too little for even being in the Top 10 teams.
Hector Bellerin, the right-back for the Hector Bellerin said, “I don’t even know what to say right now. I think that whatever I do right now does not come rout right or us. I am at the moment at loss for words a little bit.”
As for the other game held on Thursday against Newcastle and the Sheffield club, Newcastle got helped by another VAR decision that gave them their 2-0 win along with snapping the 7-game winning streak of Sheffield.
Allan Saint-Maximin gave the lead to Newcastle with a header shot during the 15th-minute following that came to a bizarre netter from team’s Jonjo Shelvey midway into the 2nd half.
With this win, Newcastle is now leveled with Sheffield with 19 points in the midtable of the rankings.