Arsenal took on Everton at Goodison Park in Saturdays’s evening time kick-off and although the Gunners had a sloppy start to the match conceding 2 goals before the break, they eventually came back from behind to salvage a hard fought draw just 10 minutes before the end of regular time and Arsenal star – Mathiue Flamini in his post match interview hailed the performance and fighting spirit of his team in the game but stressed the importance of their next match against Besiktas on Wednesday.
Arsenal star Flamini who came in for injured Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta in his post match conference with sky sports said Arsenal put up a great performance. And that their fighting spirit brought them back into the game.
On turning the game around,
Flamini hailed the team spririt coming from behind to getting a draw after going two nill down in the first half to getting a draw. He admitted that it was not an easy game for the Gunners but the result was a well deserved one for his side.
On what Wenger said to the team at the break,
Flamini said Wenger revealed to the team that there was a space and an opportunity for them to come back into the game using their various opportunity and that was what they did and they got the draw, considering that they lost to the same team and on the same turf 3-0 back in may. And that the draw would be a game he will remember for a while
On Arsenal’s vulnerability to the big five teams,
Flamini said Arsenal have learnt alot and will continue to learn and that the team spirit was what gave the team the draw and they will try to improve more on away games to the big 5 teams.
On the importance of Giroud second half cameo,
Flamini said the Frenchman gave the team a plus when he came on at the break, fighting for everyball and eventually he got the goal on the 90 minute that led to the draw. it was an amazing game for Giroud Flaimini added.
On the game on Wednesday,
Flamini said the team cannot afford to loose this game and that the team has to prepare hard for the game on wednesday. But that they would build on from todays draw. although he acknowledge the difficulty the Besikktas game will pose but that the team will fight to qualify by preparing hard for their next game
On a message to fellow title rivals,
The Frenchman was pleased with the teams performance and revealed that whatever message the Gunner would show to fellow rivals had been showed on the pitch against Everton considering the teams fighting sprirt.