'We have a chance to put it right'

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes Tuesday’s clash with Monaco gives Arsenal an opportunity to fix their first-leg mistakes.

The Gunners were trailing 2-0 in the Champions League last 16 before Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain pulled one back, but Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco struck minutes later to restore Monaco’s two-goal advantage.

It was a disappointing night at Emirates Stadium but Wenger insists Arsenal have learnt their lessons ahead of the second leg.

"In football, you get the chance to come back, so let’s just give everything to do it"

Arsene Wenger

“We knew that we were impatient, threw ourselves forward too much and that we lost our composure,” he said.

“We got it wrong in the first game. What you want in life is the chance to put it right. We have the opportunity to put it right and after, no matter what, we will be ready to give everything to do it.

“We are in a position where today Monaco is favourite. We can go there and create something special. I believe that we will have the desire to do it and give absolutely everything to do it.

“I’d prefer to be 3-0 up but we have no choice. We have to put it right. Sometimes in life, you make a big mistake, and there’s no comeback, no way you get the chance to put it right again. In football, you can do it, so let’s just give everything to do it.”


14/15: Arsenal 1-3 AS Monaco - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain


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