Arsenal Vs Aston Villa: Paul Lambert Accuses His Players of Throwing the Towel In

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Villa Park boss unhappy with attitude shown by his side.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert will be feeling the pressure following his side’s 5-0 drubbing against Arsenal and the Scotsman appears to be frustrated at the efforts of his players as they lurch from one poor display to the next.

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In quotes reported by the Daily Mirror the Villa Park manager appears most angry with the lack of fight his players showed once it became clear they were going to be on the end of a Gunners hiding.

Aston Villa have managed an astonishing total of just 11 goals in 23 Premier League fixtures so when Olivier Giroud opened the scoring for the home side early on it was always going to be tough for the relegation strugglers and Lambert was understandably fuming in the post-match press conference.

“You probably can’t print the things I’m feeling. Negatives, yes, I don’t like being in this position, we’ve been in this position for too long.

“Since I’ve been here it’s always been fight, fight, but you’ve got to keep going, you don’t throw the towel in, you keep going. There’s going to be twists and turns throughout the season.

“I thought for 60 minutes of that game we were well in it, the disappointing thing for me was the acceptance to lose more goals. That was the disappointment.

Aston Villa have now gone eight games without a win and sit just three points off the relegation zone and they face Chelsea next….

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