Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Arteta Wants To Invoke The Spirit Of '89

Arteta Wants To Invoke The Spirit Of '89

In 1989 Arsenal went into a game that needed to see the Gunners win by two clear goals, at a place where teams just didn`t win by two clear goals, to secure the most dramatic league title in football history.

Arsene Wenger`s Arsenal need to at least emulate that result tonight to have even the slightest possible chance of qualifying for the quarter finals of the Champions League.

Yes I realise I could have just referred to this exact fixture from last season as a frame of reference, but it wouldn`t have been half as dramatic!

However considering both those results it`s a timely reminder that things don`t always go the way people expect and with the right application anything can happen in a football match.

Arsenal vice-captain, Mikel Arteta wants the Gunners to invoke the spirit of `89 (yes yes, and of 2013) to try and upset the reigning European Champions in Germany tonight.

"Last year`s [win over Bayern] does create more belief that the result is possible," Arteta said on Arsenal.com.

"It is vital that we score a goal. Obviously [if we do] the game changes and the psychological game starts and that is where we could have an advantage."

"It is a tough place to come but we believe and we have been fighting the whole season to be in the Champions League and we don`t want to throw it away."

"We will do our maximum to make it as difficult as we can and of course you can win any game 2-0 and this is no different."



Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday March 11 2014
Time: 11:07AM

Comments

0
Shame it's not a final ...
shewore
11/03/2014 11:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Arsenal Articles

Jenkinson & Bramall Head To Birmingham

Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall yesterday completed season long loan moves from Arsenal to Birmingham City.

Hull Make Move For Arsenal Youngster

It was being reported yesterday that Hull City were in for a loan move for Arsenal's Jon Toral.

Cech's Stoke Frustration

Goalkeeper Petr Cech has spoken about his frustration at Arsenal's defeat to Stoke City at the weekend.

Wenger Disappointed With Stoke Defeat

Manager Arsene Wenger has admitted you can't make a costly defensive error like we did against Stoke City at the weekend and not expect to be punished in the Premier League.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Cech1%
Mustafi0%
Monreal0%
Kolasinac7%
Oxlade-Chamberlain14%
Ramsey21%
Xhaka0%
Bellerin0%
Ozil50%
Welbeck0%
Lacazette0%
Sub - Giroud7%
Sub - Walcott0%
Sub - Iwobi0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.round table media 1
Vital Football Comment