Arsenal - Arteta Wants To Invoke The Spirit Of '89
UK time is: 13:40:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 11 2014

Time: 11:07AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Shame it's not a final ...
shewore
Report Abuse
11/03/2014 11:51:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Seaman: Petr Cech Is In His Prime (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Vidal's A Soon Arriving.... (Monday June 29 2015)

Henry Joins In With Ozil Praise (Thursday June 25 2015)

Still Waiting To Cech This Out (Tuesday June 23 2015)

Arsenal XI Pre Season Confirmed (Tuesday June 23 2015)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Jones Signs New Deal
Man Utd : 30/06/2015 12:57:00
United Schneiderlin Shock
Man Utd : 30/06/2015 12:55:00
United and Madrid Stalemate!
Man Utd : 30/06/2015 12:53:01
And Dad Takes Over!
Man Utd : 30/06/2015 12:52:01
Anderlecht Block Mbokani Move
Norwich : 30/06/2015 12:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the season
Suggested By:  
Ospina 7%
Bellerin 1%
Kos 1%
BFG 0%
Monreal 1%
Coquelin 12%
Rambo 1%
Sanchez 60%
Ozil 9%
Cazorla 6%
Giroud 1%
Welbeck 0%
The Ox 1%
Gibbs 0%