Manuel Almunia played his part in Arsenal's dramatic penalty shoot-out victory at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night.

The Spaniard's low save from Mirko Vucinic's penalty levelled the scores at 2-2, he later watched Max Tonetto blaze Roma's eighth penalty over the bar.

After the game, Almunia spoke exclusively to Arsenal TV Online about the victory. He discussed:

  • the Arsenal heroes on the night
  • Roma’s fast start to the game
  • his double save in the first half
  • whether Arsenal deserved to go through
  • his approach to the penalties
  • the pressure on him after Eduardo missed in the shoot-out
  • the draw next week

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