"Ninety per cent of it was his goal. He made the run, he made my assist, he told me I had time, I just had to put it in the back of the net."
Cesc Fabregas on Clichy's contribution to the first goal 

Cesc Fabregas scored his first goal of the new campaign in the 2-1 win over Sparta Prague on Wednesday. Afterwards the midfielder, who scored four goals for the Gunners last season, spoke to the gathering media. He discussed:

  • the performance
  • the challenge on Tomas Repka
  • both full backs setting up the goals
  • improving his goal-scoring record
  • contributing goals from midfield
  • standing up to the physical challenge

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16 Aug 2007