Greece international SokratisPapasthapolous and former Brazil skipper David Luiz were as culpable as the rest of the team as Arsenal made sure to lose at home against Premier League light-weights Brighton.

The match was Freddie Ljungberg’s second in charge and the only thing the Gunners proved yesterday is that they sacked Unai Emery for the sake of it not that they actually had a plan.

The 31-year-old Greek and his center-back partner were exposed more than once as the midfield allowed Brighton to just cut through and do with their defense as they pleased. The result leaves the North Londoners 10th in the league standing and also the ugly record of losing to Brighton at home for the first time in their history.

The visitors opened the score in the first half after some awful display by the Gunners especially in the first half. Alexandre Lacazette pulled one back for the home team but Aaron Mooy’s 80th minute cross with found Maupay’s head was unable to be stop and essentially sealed all three points for Brighton.

At this point Arsenal will soon fighting to avoid the drop. They have lost the will to play and the hunger to even feign passion to at least defend the team’s image. Failing to Brighton only signals how easy it might be for Manchester City and Liverpool to stream roll them whenever they meet in the second half of the season.

Almost every player that was alive when Arsenal had a horrible start to the Premier League season as such are dead. The current crop of fans can’t even remember or imagine how it’s like.

In sacking Emery, the board hoped that replacing him with Freddie will spark some kind of Ole Solskjaer-like revival.

With 2 defeats in as many matches, Arsenal might go shopping for another caretaker.

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