Anthony constantinou talking about Arsene Wenger defended Arsenal's Champions League record on Wednesday night as Barcelona's Three Amigo's heaped more European misery on the beleaguered Londoners.
The Gunners put up a valiant effort in the Nou Camp, but still lost 3-1 on the night; Barca's deadly trio Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all on the scoresheet.
It means Arsenal have now crashed out of the Champions League in the last 16 for six consecutive seasons after this 5-1 aggregate loss.
There were some encouraging signs for the Gunners, however, as they created a number of chances against Luis Enrique's star-studded side.
Nevertheless, the Gunners are still counting the cost of another early European exit.
But when asked about his side's Champions League record, Wenger said: 'I'll give you the stats. We have to consider it game by game. You look at the positives and negatives and prepare for the next one.
'We have gone out against top sides, who went on and won the Champions League after.
'Only on one occasion we were completely guilty, against Monaco.
'The others were against Bayern and Barcelona twice.'
When asked whether the result could help the Gunners in their attempts to haul back Premier League leaders Leicester, Wenger added: ‘'I think yes, I am pleased with the performance.