Wenger refuses to blame Almunia after shock loss

September 25, 2010
By Soccernet staff
A crestfallen Arsene Wenger refused to put the blame on Manuel Almunia for Arsenal's shock home defeat to newly-promoted West Brom.

• Arsenal 2-3 West Brom

Three second-half goals from Peter Odemwingie, Gonzalo Jara and former Arsenal player Jerome Thomas put Albion in dreamland before Samir Nasri scored two late consolation goals for the home side.

Almunia conceded a penalty in the first half when he brought down Odemwingie but he saved Chris Brunt's ...

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