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Granit Xhaka apologises to Arsenal fans after error in 1-1 draw against Burnley



Granit Xhaka

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has apologized for his role in the Gunners 1-1 draw with Burnley on Saturday.


Xhaka was trying to play from behind in the first half, but his pass from inside his own box was intercepted by Chris Wood.

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The Burnley striker sent the ball home with his hip and the goal disallowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s first goal in the sixth minute.


Arsenal pushed up front after that but, despite a good penalty call and Dani Ceballos hitting the post, they had to settle for a point.


And Xhaka wrote on Instagram: β€œI hold my hands up for their goal and I’m sorry for the mistake.

“That’s football and right now I feel just as frustrated as all of you. #Arsenal #GX34”



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Mikel Arteta later said that he was not angry with Xhaka and explained: “It is what it is. It can happen in football.


“It’s the way we play. It’s the way I want to play and we just have to know the risk and the rules.


” We have in certain areas and the type of balls that we have to play.”