London – AS Monaco striker, Dimitar Berbatov, did not assess the win over Arsenal as a surprising result. Because Monaco assessed more determined to win than the Gunners are playing at home.
Entertaining Monaco at the Emirates Stadium in the first leg of the Champions League last 16 on Thursday (02/26/2015) pm dawn, Arsenal actually able to look dominant with 57 percent ball possession and be able to make a total of 14 shots with four led to the goal.
However, according to records Monaco Soccernet themselves appear more effective and did not waste the opportunity to come by. Of 10 shots, seven were on goal and three goal lead.
The first begins Geoffrey Kondogbia in the 38th minute, followed Dimitar Berbatov in the 53rd minute. Arsenal had to reduce the score in the 90th minute through Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain, before Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco ensure Monaco 3-1 victory.
Surprising result considering Arsenal arguably more relevant seeded good record against teams of France, plus Monaco who is not too keen on the group phase with only make four goals.
But the fighting spirit of Monaco in this fight to prove that they deserved to beat Arsenal and has a great opportunity to qualify for the quarterfinals
“We are confident in our ability, so to be honest we deserved to win. We were able to maximize every opportunity and in the end this is a very good result for us. The match is not over, we still have one more match in Monaco and Arsenal are a great team,” Berbatov told Sky Sports.
“We look good. Arsenal are a good team but today maybe we are more determined to win than them. We are working hard on the entire line, winning every duel, and score goals,” she continued.
“I think a team like Arsenal will not underestimate us it seems, but it’s up to them if they want to do,” according to the Bulgarian player.