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Wenger Hoping To Top The Group

Wenger Hoping To Top The Group

Arsene Wenger is hopeful that Arsenal can top the qualification group following our flying start in Europe.

Following previous experiences topping the group would be far easier for our progression but Wenger knows that the overall aim simply has to be to qualify.

Speaking to arsenal.com Wenger said.

'Of course recent experiences encourage us to finish top of the group but first let's be realistic. We first want to qualify and then we can think about topping the group - let's get our priorities right.'

Wenger has been pleased with our start to the European campaign, and although he was surprised with the lack of chances against Marseille, he puts that down to them battling for a draw.

'Since the start of the season we won at Udinese, got a draw in Dortmund and won in Marseille. They are three difficult games and we did well in all of them. What is surprising about the Marseille game is that very few chances were created. I believe that was down to the fact that Marseille were desperate to get a draw.'

On our performance he added.

'Having watched the game again they were never caught on a lack of discipline or desire to defend. Just once in the last minute of the game, but we were patient, disciplined and we had a good attitude. We know we can be more creative but that will come with the confidence of the team.'

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Writer:Arsenal Site Staff
Date:Friday October 21 2011
Time: 5:47PM

Comments

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No arrogantly fannying about with weakened teams only for it to spectacularly backfire and see us finish 2nd only to face a Barca then? No argument here.
nikolaijns
21/10/2011 18:05:00
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Yeah we need to get this done asap. Once we're mathmatically top then we can give other players a run out. Let's stop f***ing about.
Rocky7
22/10/2011 17:17:00
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Come on Rocky, stop sitting on the fence:-D
Sir Henry
24/10/2011 14:26:00
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