By Chris Harris

Arsène Wenger believes it is no coincidence that his team keeps on scoring late goals.

Nicklas Bendtner's last-gasp winner against Wolves on Saturday was the 22nd time Arsenal have netted after the 75th minute in the Premier League this season - by far the largest tally in the top flight.

Wenger's side have now scored a stoppage-time winner in three of their last six Premier League matches and the Frenchman puts that incredible record down to character, fitness and even technical superiority.

“It is fantastic to watch it," he said. "The spirit is there. Maybe we take advantage of the technical superiority we have and the fatigue of our opponents. It is a big quality.

“It is mental resilience," Wenger went on. "It is the tenacity of the players and the mental strength these players have in them. That’s why I want them so much to be successful because I feel they have been in their bodies and in their heads the spirit of champions.

"It’s always [easy] to give up and not as easy to continue to go no matter what happens. It’s a pleasure to see that from the team because we not only have technical ability, we also have true spirit."

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4 Apr 2010