Francis Coquelin Apologises for Red Card vs


Arsenal were then reduced to ten man moments after the break as Francis Coquelin was sent off for a second booking, and Spurs took full advantage to take the lead with two goals in two minutes.

Within seven minutes of Coquelin’s sending off, they were 2-1 down thanks to goals by Toby Alderweireld and Kane.
The Gunners remain in third place, three points behind Tottenham in second and five points behind leaders Leicester, who travel to Watford later this evening.
Asked about Arsenal’s title chances, Wenger said: “I don’t know because I don’t know what to say anymore about that”. We were under the cosh a bit but we carried on and got the equaliser.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger were left regretting missed opportunities after the north London derby draw. “I’m happy and proud of our performance”, Wenger said.
“We have big regrets because we were in complete control before we went down to 10 men”, Wenger said.
“We knew at half-time, we warned him as well and it was a mistake – he wanted to do well, mistimed his tackle and got sent off. I can not complain about it”.
Spurs are likely to be disappointed not to have claimed all three points while Arsenal have answered a few questions about their character.
“In our position, two points from the top, we have nine games ahead and we need to be focused on Thursday against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League”. I think Dier deserves a second yellow as well, that could have changed the game.
“In the first half we conceded a goal when we fully deserved to score, and because we managed the game from the beginning, but sometimes it’s hard”, the Argentinian said. Coquelin’s red card was the lowest point in a trough wherein the Gunners have lost to Manchester United and Swansea in the league, and today it appeared they were headed for doom again.
“And if we analyse the game, we played much better than them”. “At the end of the day I think it’s a good point, and I hope it will be an important point in the race for the title”. We looked risky going forward, well organised in midfield and at the back and we moved the ball well.