Arsenal managed to win against Newcastle United. Although Mikel Arteta's team had many problems during the match, in the end, they managed to achieve their goal and win. The Spanish expert can certainly be satisfied, given that his team is still fighting for the trophy.
Arteta knows how demanding these games are, especially in the crucial part of the season when every point plays an important role. "We are there. We want to keep digging. We know that the prize is there and not too far. The only thing we can do is keep insisting and don't turn our backs and lose the focus, or something else.
Be determined every day. Let's keep going and see what happens. It proves we have done it today, and now do it against Brighton [in Arsenal's next game on Sunday]. Really demanding. We have to be at our best to beat them again.
We have done it for ten months, we have to keep doing it. And we are there."- he said, as quoted by mirror.co.uk
Newcastle United is great this season and they knew they had to give their best if they wanted to win.
Arteta still motivated his team in the right way. "It feels very different from ten days ago and we have to make sure the momentum is there. Today was the best performance. We have won in difficult ground consistently in different ways.
This game demanded something different. We did what the game demanded." Martin Odegaard was also impressive again, without whom Arsenal would hardly be in this situation. The former Liverpool player, Stephen Warnock, emphasized how much the Norwegian means to the London team.
"Martin Odegaard always has so much time,"- Stephen Warnock told BBC Radio 5. "The best players in the world make time stand still on the football pitch and slow things down. It’s such an art."
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