‘But you lost 2-0 in open doors?’: Fans relentlessly mocked Arsenal’s closed-door victory over Brentford, beating them on opening day, claiming rock bottom club ‘holds on to straw’ by yelling post about a friendly win
- Arsenal beat Brentford 4-0 in a closed-door friendly on Thursday
- The Gunners posted on Twitter about their win over their London rivals
- Fans took the opportunity to mock the post, asking if it was shared as a ‘joke’
- Mikel Arteta’s side is bottom of Premier League table with no points
Arsenal have been mocked by their own supporters after the club posted about their 4-0 friendly win over Brentford during the international break.
The behind closed doors meeting was played at the club’s London Colney training base in a bid to maintain fitness for those not called up by their respective countries.
Right-back Cedric ‘stole the show’ late on the Bees against the Bees by making a brace after second-half strikes from Gabriel and Alexandre Lacazette, giving the Gunners something to shout about on Thursday afternoon.
Arsenal beat Brentford 4-0 in a closed-door friendly on Thursday afternoon
The club took to Twitter to tell their supporters how the match went at London Colney
But Arsenal’s match report posted on Twitter soon drew derision from fans, with many pointing to the club’s sad start to the season, with the Gunners bottoming the table after three consecutive defeats.
The North London side, who have yet to register a point or score a goal in the Premier League despite spending £150m this summer, told supporters of the win before responding with a barrage of fire in the replies below. of jokes were confronted.
Referring to the club’s defeat by the same opponents on the opening day of the season, one fan said: ‘But you lost 2-0 in open doors. so shameless to even post this.’
However, fans mercilessly mock the club for posting about the friendly win over Brentford
Another couldn’t help but laugh at the post and said Arsenal were ‘really clinging to straws here’.
An Arsenal supporter couldn’t believe the legitimacy of the post and wondered why this would be something to dance and shout about.
They tweeted, “I thought this was a fake tweet. No joke. Why would they tweet this?’
A Brentford fan joined in and revealed that most of their key players were on international duty, making the win even less remarkable.
“Very funny to brag about that!” they said. “I don’t know what your team was, but just about most of us are gone!”
It’s been a tough start to the season for Mikel Arteta’s side, who are currently at the bottom of the list
Others labeled the match report a “joke,” while others called for the post to be removed because it “gave people material to tease the club with.”
Arsenal will aim to finally score their first goal and register their first points of the campaign once the international break is over, when they play against Norwich City on September 11.
It was Arsenal’s worst start to a top campaign in 67 years, considering they are useless and conceded nine times in three of their opening games.