It’s given us BELIEF! Arsenal’s stunning win over Bayern Munich hailed by boss Wenger

first_img1 Arsene Wenger believes beating Bayern Munich will boost the belief of his Arsenal players and the club’s fans.The Gunners kept alive their hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage with a 2-0 victory over the German giants at the Emirates on Tuesday night.It was an impressive performance against a Bayern side which had racked up 12 successive wins ahead of their trip to London, and Wenger claims it can serve to increase confidence around the club.“It can strengthen our belief and strengthen the belief of people of around us, our fans,” said the Frenchman.“We won 3-0 against Manchester United, 3-0 against Watford and 2-0 (over Bayern), so it is important we have a good balance between defending well and attacking well.“As long as we defend well and score goals then the balance is right.”Arsenal are now third in Group F, but still need other results to go their way to be certain of reaching the knockout stages.“We had an absolute necessity to win the game and we did it in an intense and disciplined way,” said Wenger.”It was a top-level game between two top-level teams. Bayern had more possession than us, but we decided to make it tight in our final third and catch them on the break.“Overall we have beaten a very strong team and kept a good level focus from the first to the last minute and kept a clean sheet as well.”Wenger added: ”We (still) need a result at Bayern. Now let’s focus on Everton (in the Premier League on Saturday).” Arsène Wenger last_img

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