Wilshere hails Giroud as one of the best in the league

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Last week, Arsenal were beaten 3-1 at home by Manchester United and after the highlights were shown on Match of the Day, fans took to Twitter to call the show's analysis biased.

Aaron Ramsey is facing a spell on the sidelines after Arsene Wenger confirmed he picked up a hamstring injury during Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Southampton this afternoon.

They pressed forward with more objective after the restart, dominating possession, yet were unable to penetrate a home defence that was demonstrating far more resilience than the Gunners' own backline. And after, it's hard. Overall, I think the spirit was great. "Because if you take him on you have another guy who is good who will not play, it is as simple as that".

"I must say I am very frustrated as in the second half there was a lot of time-wasting", Wenger said.

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"I feel the wasting of time becomes a real problem in England, and the referees have not found the answer yet", Wenger said.

"We were lucky to get a point, even if we deserved to get one in the end, because we put them under pressure". It is not the 28-year-old's natural game, but he fulfilled his duties diligently and worked hard before his substitution in the final five minutes.

And as Shearer points out, they're going to need to start turning possession into goals to have any chance of qualifying for the Champions League next season.

Giroud's goal was his 17th as a substitute in the Premier League, tying the record held by former United forward Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. "It's a remarkable achievement what he has done again today".

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