Football - Keen looks on the bright side

West Brom's joint-assistant head coach Kevin Keen felt his side were marginally the better team in their 4-3 Capital One Cup penalty shoot-out defeat to Arsenal.

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Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, in his first appearance for the London club for over two years, set up Thomas Eisfeld for the first goal in the 61st minute.

Saido Berahino headed an equaliser 10 minutes later and the score remained 1-1 after extra time.

The visitors won the shoot-out thanks to Nacho Monreal's decisive penalty following missed ones from West Brom pair Craig Dawson and substitute Morgan Amalfitano, who had sent a shot against the crossbar in extra time.

The Baggies made eight changes to their starting line-up from their Barclays Premier League win over Sunderland and Keen was encouraged by the team's performance

"I think over the 90 minutes we probably just about shaded it and over the 120 we definitely shaded it," Keen said.

"So to come away without going through to the next round is rather deflating - and the lads are disappointed."

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