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Arsene Wenger apologizes to Arsenal fans after Bayern hammering

Written by Evabeta Tega

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has blamed the referee and match officials, after his team were drubbed 5-1 in the second leg of their last-16 Champions League.

The Bundesliga champions came into the second leg of the round-of-16 tie with a 5-1 win.

The Gunners needed four unreplied goals to pull off a miracle. They opened scoring through Theo Walcott’s emphatic finish.

However, the match turned quickly on its head, after captain Laurent Koscielny was sent off and a penalty was awarded to the visitors. Robert Lewandowski stepped up and equalized.

Arsenal collapsed once again and further goals from Arjen Robben, Douglas Costa and Arturo Vidal (twice) completed a miserable night for Wenger’s team.

“The second half of the game has been ruined by the referee,” Wenger told BT Sport.

“Lewandowski is offside, then a yellow card, on top of that he gives a red card. It’s not serious. It’s revolting.

“My team has produced a huge effort tonight. It’s difficult to understand what’s happened tonight.

“I’m sorry for people coming paying their money to see this sort of game.”

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