Date: 19th February 2010 at 11:21am
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Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, like the Arsenal fans, seems to be becoming increasingly frustrated and annoyed by amateurish and reckless errors that are threatening to ruin what has the potential to be a great season.

Our season so far has been riddled with individual mistakes that have cost us points, in games that, as a collective, we’ve been pretty good, we’ve come unstuck so many times by the most ridiculous errors, that it no longer comes as a surprise. Indeed, this is no new problem and one could probably trace is back as far as the last time we won a trophy …. probably much further than that too.

Cesc seems despondent with the situation. “The other top teams don’t make these mistakes as often as we do,’ Fabregas.

‘Sometimes we make mistakes that at the top level you pay for and this is one of those nights. It happened against Chelsea and Man United and now again so I think we have to try to find the solution to these problems because it is costing us many, many things.’

Maybe it’s just easier to recall glaring errors in the mind’s eye, I don’t know, but all to0 often these days it seems easier to remember a costly mistake than it does to remember a flash of genius.

Is it just a football fans mentality to focus on the negative or do we have a real problem?