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Arsene Wenger: Barcelona panicked after Elneny’s goal

Posted on March 17, 2016


manager expressed his disappointment regarding his club’s exit from the UEFA Champions League, following the defeat against .

Following their FA Cup knockout against Watford, Arsenal were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League last night with an aggregate score 1-5 against the 2015 champions Barcelona.

Arsene Wenger revealed to BT Sports that Arsenal were capable to turn things around and dominate the game, after Mohamed ’s goal.

“Elneny’s goal was a huge turning point in the match for us, in which I felt Barcelona’s hesitation after the goal after we succeeded to equalize,” Arsene Wenger said.

“Our goal against Barcelona made them hesitate and worry about the result.”

The Frenchman concluded claiming: “I think if we had succeeded in scoring the second goal it would have been more interesting, but unfortunately we didn’t, in the time where the MSN [Messi, Suarez, Neymar] succeeded in scoring wonderful goals.”

Mohamed Elneny registered his first goal with the Gunners, since his arrival in the January transfer window.


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