The win came on the back of a couple of disappointing losses against AC Milan and Sunderland and may prove to be a great platform for difficult upcoming matches.
Sagna said on the Tottenham win:
It might be the beginning of something. We lost quite heavily at AC Milan but we promised ourselves we would keep playing even if we kept losing. That is what we did. If we didn’t keep fighting then we would have lost this game.
That is the best experience as a player and as a fan. We did the job properly in the end, although it was hard because we were 2-0 down. We had to show resources mentally to come back and we did it.
We could not have let it go on like that. This is one of the most important games during the season. In this stadium, in this game we could not lose. We managed to play our own football, keep our heads up and score the goals for the win.
I knew the ball was going to come back to me and that is why I stayed forward.
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I wanted to score especially because the first game away was difficult for me. I am just very, very happy because this was a day to score.
It is great to see the win has instilled some confidence and morale in the Arsenal players. With Liverpool at Anfield this weekend, the victory was exactly what we needed. Although in saying this Liverpool will to be on a high after securing the Carling Cup. It should be a good match!