Arsenal lost the game before it even started as Mikel Arteta named an unexperienced XI against Brighton in the League Cup third round.
Arsenal players are not the only ones to be blamed for Arsenal’s defeat against Brighton at the Emirates but also their head coach Mikel Arteta.
Mikel Arteta underrated Brighton, got his team selection wrong and the Gunners were made to pay for their shaky display.
The Gunners took an early lead via Eddie Nketiah in the first half before things rapidly changed for the Gunners negatively.
Which brings us to the headline of this article, below are 3 players to blame for Arsenal’s exit from the League Cup third round against Brighton Hove Albion.
1. Fabio Vieira
It was a night to forget for the Arsenal midfielder. He lost most of physical duels and his passes were poor throughout the game.
Fabio Vieira was never in the game and was poor throughout
2. Sambi Lokonga
Missed a great opportunity at 1-1 and also missed an opportunity to impress Mikel Arteta in the heart of Arsenal’s midfield.
The Brazilian had no positive impact in League Cup game against Brighton and from the looks of things, Marquinhos needs a loan move in January.