W-News | The Spirit Of Wenger's Gunners Treat | Arsenal were made to work hard before finally rid Brighton Holve & Albion in the FA Cup fourth round. Arsene Wenger also praised the fighting spirit shown by his players.
In a match in Annex Stadium, Saturday (01/26/2013) night local time, Arsenal was winning twice. But Brighton had twice equalized.
Olivier Giroud scored in the 17th minute by Ashley Barnes replied in the 34th minute. Giroud back with Arsenal ahead in the 57th minute but Leonardo Uolla equalize five minutes later.
Arsenal finally sealed the win four minutes before the game ended. Theo Walcott volley kick sealed victory 3-2 to Arsenal and they qualify for the fifth round.
The response shown by penggawa 'Gunner' it makes Wenger happy. Manager Frenchman also praised the spirit of his protégé to win the match against Brighton called complicate it.
"Brighton are a good team. They are very difficult for us. We had a little slow start. They more sharply in the first half. In the second half, we were more tuned and creating chances," said Wenger on the club's official website.
"They play a very positive game and they had a great spirit today. On the right wing, they gave us a lot of trouble."
"In the end, we got more quality that brought us through. This is the FA Cup, you have to qualify and that's what we did. We did our job but we have to fight until the end," he added.