ArtetaOut trends instantly as Arsenal's shocking defending sees them go a goal down to Prem new-boys BrentfordAugust 13, 2021
FUMING Arsenal fans had ArtetaOut out trending instantly on Twitter after shocking defending saw them go 1-0 to Brentford.
The Bees, playing their first ever Premier League game, opened the scoring through Sergi Canos.
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The Spanish wideman smashed through the legs of Calum Chambers and beat keeper Bernd Leno at the near post.
It was possibly the worst start Gooners could have hoped for – and they took their frustration out on Twitter.
One said: "Arsenal have picked from where they left last season.. Brentford are ahead!"
One commented: "SACK THIS MANAGER TONIGHT. THERE IS STILL TIME."
Another said: "Should have started Mika Biereth. Like usual Arteta is not giving chances to the academy boys #ArtetaOut."
One added: "Less that 25 mins and I'm already stressed up….. 37 games to go…."
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Arsenal fans reacted in a similar way when they were beaten by Scottish outfit Hibs 2-1 in pre-season.
They later drew with Rangers, lost 2-1 to Chelsea and were beaten 1-0 by North London rivals Tottenham.
And their woes only continued when strike partners Alexandre Lacazaette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were ruled out against Brentford.
Both were ill, manager Arteta confirmed before the opening league game of the season.
He said: "[Aubameyang and Lacazette] feel unwell, that's all I can say.
"Instead of thinking of excuses, we think of solutions so that's what we will do today."
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