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Wubben-Moy: "It's a special time here at Arsenal"

Lotte Wubben-Moy is proud of our flying start to the WSL season, which has seen us breaking clean sheet records and continuing a historic run of league victories.

Speaking pitchside after our 2-0 victory against Liverpool, our centre-back was pleased with the three points but knows there's plenty to build on: "I think you've got to look at it from the perspective of we've had three games in a week. There were aspects of the performance today that we know that we can do better and we have high standards at The Arsenal.

"But I think to get the win, two-nil, clean sheet - you can't not be happy with that really," Lotte added.

The specific challenge posed by newly-promoted Liverpool was a difficult one to tackle on tired legs but our Gunners ensured that they got the job done over 90 minutes.

"Obviously, we know that they can play a long ball so we were well-prepared for that. So it was just about staying disciplined, being compact and winning first and second balls and I think we did that pretty well today."

Lotte applauded the versatility of her centre-back partner, Steph Catley, who has shifted out of position due to Rafaelle Souza and Leah Williamson's injuries: "I think first and foremost, shout out to Steph. It's hard coming into a position that you aren't normally playing in, going from left back to left centre half is massive. And she's done an amazing job at that and I couldn't do it without her."

After victory at Liverpool, we have now won 12 WSL games on the bounce and kept nine successive clean sheets with Manu Zinsberger between the sticks.

"When you look at that statistic, yeah, it's pretty big. So I'm very happy with that, I can't really ignore that. Most statistics I don't really look at but that's sort of one that can stand out. And it's credit to the whole team really, not just the backline. So I think we can take a lot of pride in that and know that if we have that as a baseline, we can score as many goals as possible beyond that."

Our relentless playing schedule continues with Champions League football on Thursday evening at Emirates Stadium. Tickets for our FC Zurich clash are still available to buy

"Yeah, I'm saying 'get on the tubes!' Get down to the Emirates, and fill it out for us," Lotte called. "It'll be another special game, Champions League nights at the Emirates are always special. And yeah, I want to see everyone there. So as many people as we can get there: we want to hear them shouting in the stands and hopefully we'll bring back another win and a clean sheet. Who knows!"

"It's a special time I think, here at Arsenal," she reflected. "Coming off the back of this win, on Thursday we'll keep pushing."

To hear more from Lotte, click 'play' on the video above.

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