Barcelona showed Arsenal how clinical they must be to succeed within the Champions League mentioned a frustrated Danny Welbeck just after Camp Nou defeat.
Danny Welbeck urged Arsenal to learn from their Champions League exit as Barcelona forward trio Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi gave Arsene Wenger’s guys a lesson in clinical finishing.
Neymar opened the scoring on Wednesday, developing on a 2-0 aggregate lead established through the very first leg by Messi.
Mohamed Elneny netted his 1st Arsenal target to equalise six minutes into the second period but an acrobatic Suarez volley along with a trademark dinked finish from Messi created it 3-1 on the night for Luis Enrique’s team, who were frequently brief of their sublime finest in chalking up a 38th game unbeaten in all competitions.
Welbeck was amongst the culprits as Arsenal passed up quite a few presentable chances in either half as well as the England forward struggled to appear towards lots of positives for the visitors that have been undermined by a lack of cutting edge
“We had a plan to attempt and get via for the subsequent round,” he told BT Sport soon after Arsenal departed inside the round of 16 for a sixth consecutive season.
“It’s a hard occasion for us but sadly we couldn’t get via.
“We had a few possibilities where we need to have performed far better with it and with their high quality that they’ve got they are quite clinical. There is a great deal to become learned.
“[Camp Nou] can be a place where you need to leave your mark and there had been certain occasions where we could have done things much better. It’s disappointing.”