Last Updated: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 03:29
Arsene Wenger has urged his Arsenal players to put the Bradford defeat behind them and move on quickly to the next game.
The Gunners, who have not won a trophy in seven years, crashed out of the Capital One Cup at the quarter-final stage when losing 3-2 on penalties after the 90 minutes and extra time could not separate the two sides at Valley Parade.
Wenger's men would have gone out in normal time had Thomas Vermaelen not cancelled out Garry Thompson's strike with just two minutes left on the clock.
The result piles more pressure on Wenger and his players but the Frenchman says they should not be embarrassed and must pick themselves up straight away.
"You feel embarrassed when you don't give everything but I feel the team did fight and they will be more disappointed and frustrated," he revealed.
"It's disappointing but congratulations to Bradford. They defended well, started stronger than us and in the second half and extra time it was all us but we couldn't convert our chances.
"They defended very well, very deep in their own half, the pitch was a bit slippery and there was no space. We played with a very offensive team and for over an hour played with five strikers but couldn't score.
"Where does it leave our season? To focus on the next game, sport is about that."
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