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Arsene Wenger: Barcelona panicked after Elneny’s goal

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expressed his disappointment regarding his club’s exit from the UEFA Champions League, following the defeat against Barcelona.

Following their FA Cup knockout against Watford, Arsenal were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League last night with an aggregate score 1-5 against the 2015 champions Barcelona.

Arsene Wenger revealed to BT Sports that Arsenal were capable to turn things around and dominate the game, after Mohamed Elneny’s goal.

“Elneny’s goal was a huge turning point in the match for us, in which I felt Barcelona’s hesitation after the goal after we succeeded to equalize,” Arsene Wenger said.

“Our goal against Barcelona made them hesitate and worry about the result.”

The Frenchman concluded claiming: “I think if we had succeeded in scoring the second goal it would have been more interesting, but unfortunately we didn’t, in the time where the MSN [Messi, Suarez, Neymar] succeeded in scoring wonderful goals.”

Mohamed Elneny registered his first goal with the Gunners, since his arrival in the January transfer window.

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