Stunned Szczesny says sorry

BY foxsports • February 7, 2011

Wojciech Szczesny has apologised to Arsenal fans and says the Newcastle draw has left him with "the worst feeling I have ever had in my life".

The Gunners led 4-0 at half-time before conceding four goals ion the second-half, as Newcastle sealed the biggest comeback in Premier League history.

Although Arsenal were far from happy with some of the refereeing decisions, the Polish ace offered few excuses for the performance.

"I cannot believe it, it is the worst feeling I have ever had in my life. I can only say sorry to the supporters," he said.

"I have never known anything like it. I don't understand what happened. With 10 men we were capable of holding the game but there were a lot of things that went wrong.

"The whole back-four unit got changed because of the situation but we were used to playing with each other and we should still have been comfortable playing alongside each other."

Andrey Arshavin revealed Arsene Wenger was stunned into silence after the match.

"He [Wenger] didn't say anything at all to us," revealed Arshavin.

"He was disappointed and distraught too, like any man would be in his shoes and under such circumstances.

"Naturally, we were all sad. Only Manchester United being defeated later that night sweetened the pill a bit. But we are not psychologically broken. We just cannot afford to be.

"If we want to win, we must not be sitting and moaning. We need to analyse that unfortunate match and draw the right conclusions from it. That day is over and left behind. We need to think and prepare for the next match in the Premier League against Wolves."

Arshavin added: "What happened was something unbelievable with a tragic end for us.

"It was as if there was a magnet behind one of the goals because all eight were scored in it."

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