Arsenal’s defeat in opposition to BATE Borisov on Thursday night time was an embarrassing one for all linked to the membership and it will seem that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agrees with that sentiment.
Unai Emery’s facet travelled to Belarus hoping to keep up their unbeaten document within the Europa League this season and convey again a result in the Emirates Stadium for subsequent week’s second leg.
They did neither and now must overturn a one-goal deficit on the Emirates Stadium subsequent Thursday.
The one objective of the sport got here shortly earlier than half-time as Stanislav Dragun out-jumped Sead Kolasniac to move house from a free-kick and ship BATE on their technique to an historic win over the Gunners.
Regardless of dominating possession for big intervals within the second half the guests could not create a lot and the closest they got here to an equaliser was when Alexandre Lacazette noticed an effort accurately dominated out for offside.
Any hopes of a draw had been destroyed when the Frenchman was proven a straight pink card for lashing out along with his elbow amid pure frustration on a really disappointing outing for the north Londoners.
The aftermath of the defeat on the Borisov Enviornment has seen the Gunners teased closely by rival supporters on social media because it was not solely BATE’s first win over an English membership in a decade, however they’re nonetheless in pre-season.
It can take some time for some Arsenal followers to recover from the frustration of shedding to a crew they put 10 objectives previous final season and Aubameyang is absolutely conscious of the humiliation.
The Gabon worldwide appreciated a publish on Instagram which was of a Tweet which reads: “I can’t even go and take my frustrations out by replaying the sport on FIFA as a result of BATE Borisov ain’t even on the sport.”
Having been eradicated within the FA Cup by Manchester United final month, the Gunners aren’t in motion this weekend and meaning they’d have had a full week of earlier than the second leg in opposition to BATE Borisov.