London – Arsenal admits FA Cup semi-final match of counter Reading this weekend will not be easy, reflect on last season. But the Gunners feel very confident armed with good pace lately.
Reading will be facing Arsenal in his mission to the FA Cup final match at Wembley on Saturday (04/18/2015) night this weekend. On paper, the children of north London clearly more favored considering the opponents ‘only’ a representative of the Championship.
However, experience the semi-finals last year counter Wigan Athletic prove that caste does not guarantee the fight would be easy. Foster children Arsene Wenger is aware of the great challenges await.
However, Per Mertesacker admits current team atmosphere was very good. Eight-game winning streak made no reason for them to not confident.
“We feel enormous pressure last season. No one expects us to lose, also for Wigan escape, and it will happen again now,” said Mertesacker on the official club website.
“We are better prepared, but you never really completely ready. There will be different situations and this team will need to evolve in the game again, we have to deal with the expectations and the pressure,” he added, as asserted statement teammate, Mathieu Flamini , previously.
“But with our confidence level and with a team that is in good condition today, I am very confident. His energy was really good in the team, we have a fantastic squad, and the most important thing is feeling it,” said the defender from Germany it.