Mesut Ozil has taken to Facebook to defend Arsenal after the Gunners fell to their second defeat in a row.

Losing at Olympiacos in the Champions League to start of what was an awful week, Arsenal can feel more than a little hard done by with how things went against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Until Gabriel’s red card, Arsene Wenger’s side were more than a match for the current champions, but his dismissal changed the dynamic of the game and the timing allowed Jose Mourinho to instruct his players at half-time in ways they could take advantage of their extra two men (Dean included).

ZAGREB, CROATIA - SEPTEMBER 16: Mesut Oezil of Londons runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
ZAGREB, CROATIA – SEPTEMBER 16: Mesut Oezil of Londons runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

“Sometimes things don’t turn out the way you’d hoped or expected,” Ozil said.

“The last two matches don’t reflect where we are standing as a team. We will focus on our practice even more now and prepare for the next big games! The season is still young…”

Next up for Arsenal is yet another away game with a trip to White Hart Lane for a Capital One Cup that means nothing if you lose and everything if you win.

With so many youngsters out on loan, Wenger is expected to field a relatively experienced team and Per Mertesacker should be back in contention after finally recovering from the virus that has kept him side-lined recently.

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