Olivier Giroud says Arsenal’s never-say-die attitude was the catalyst for the comeback that secured a 3-1 victory over Norwich City on Saturday afternoon.
After going behind to Michael Turner’s header early in the second half, Arsène Wenger’s side struck three times in the closing stages to turn the game around and claim victory.
We never give up and we try to play until the end of the game so it's one of our qualitiesOlivier Giroud
Giroud was pleased with the manner of the comeback, and was adamant that the Gunners’ second goal should be credited to him and not to Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong.
“We feel relieved tonight because we had a bad start,” he told Arsenal Player. “We had some chances to score but we didn't succeed to in the first half.
“In the second half, Norwich scored from a free-kick. We knew [that was where they are strong] so we need to be more concentrated at set pieces. Fortunately we had a good run and succeeded to score three times.
“We never give up and we try to play until the end of the game so it's one of our qualities.
“After, we had a little bit of luck and it's so good to win this game because we can put the pressure on Spurs' shoulders.
“I swear I touched the ball [for the second goal!" added Giroud. "Maybe he [Bassong] did as well but I hit the ball and I hope that the goal will be given to me.”Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 14 Apr 2013