Arsène Wenger does not know how Liverpool will react to their shock FA Cup exit at the hands of Oldham Athletic.

Brendan Rodgers’ side were the firm favourites against the League One side in their fourth-round tie, but were beaten 3-2 at Boundary Park.

Arsenal face Liverpool on Wednesday night, but Wenger says his side must concentrate on their own game rather than worry how their opponents will react.

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 “It is always a big disappointment to go out of the FA Cup,” he said. “You never speculate because you never know exactly what kind of response you get. It depends on the team.

“What is important is for us to be at our best and cope with what Liverpool will offer us.

“Of course it’s a shock when you go out but we just look at ourselves to play well together and don’t look too much at how Liverpool will respond to that.”

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Rob Kelly 29 Jan 2013