Mikel Arteta side failed to give in their best against Villarreal in today's match, the Spanish team were the dominant side in today's match. Villarreal took a narrow lead in the opening minutes of the first half after Manuel Trigueros scored for the hosts. It was a well struck shot, Leno had no chances of keeping the ball out.
Villarreal extended their lead to 2-0 in the first half of the match after Raul Albiol scored from Gerard Moreno's assist. In the first half of the match, Villarreal had more chances of scoring. Arsenal failed to create that big chance of scoring in the first half of the match. The English team failed to get a single shot on target in the first half of the match.
Arsenal fans were not impressed with Daniel Ceballos performance in today's match, the Spanish midfielder didn't give in his very best against Villarreal in today's match. Yet another awful performance from Daniel Ceballos in the Europa League. An angry fan went on to claim that Daniel Ceballos finished the team in today's match, mentioning that he was still a flop. Comment made by angry fan can be seen below.
Mikel Arteta played players like Granit Xhaka and Emile Smith-Rowe out of their playing position. Granit Xhaka played as a left back in today's match and Emile Smith-Rowe played as a center forward today while players like Aubamenyang and Nketiah still rested on the bench. Mikel Arteta was partly responsible for Arsenal's poor performance against Villarreal today. More comments made by angry Arsenal fans can be seen below.
Do you think Arsenal will step up in the second leg and go on to reach the UEFA Europa League final this season?
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