Dries Mertens bemoans missed chances against ‘not that good’ Arsenal

first_img Comment Mertens was annoyed Napoli were beaten by Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Napoli ensured they booked their place in the semi-final as Unai Emery aims to win his fourth Europa League.The Gunners take on Valencia in the final four and could qualify for the Champions League if they win the tournament.Chelsea too remain in the competition after beating Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter at Stamford Bridge.The Blues won the tie 5-3 on aggregate and will face German side Eintracht Frankfurt after they knocked out Benfica.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Napoli were comfortably beaten by Arsenal over two legs (Picture: Getty)Dries Mertens believes Napoli failed to take their chances against an Arsenal side that is ‘not that good’.Arsenal dumped Napoli out of the Europa League on Thursday night thanks to a 1-0 win in Naples courtesy of Alexandre Lacazette’s first-half freekick.Napoli created opportunities in both legs of the quarter-final tie and Mertens revealed that at half-time his team were convinced they could punish Arsenal.‘The first 10-15 minutes, we had a few chances to score and that would’ve changed everything,’ Mertens told Sky Sport Italia.ADVERTISEMENT Coral BarryFriday 19 Apr 2019 7:39 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link684Shares Dries Mertens bemoans missed chances against ‘not that good’ Arsenalcenter_img Lacazette’s impressive free-kick gave Arsenal a win at Napoli (Picture: Getty)‘We conceded a goal and our heads dropped. We said in the locker room that we still believed, because Arsenal aren’t that good.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘There isn’t a real gap between us. We got it very wrong at the Emirates and that ruined everything.‘We weren’t well set out, Arsenal took advantage and we tried everything to make up for it, but they defended well.’ Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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