Danny Welbeck’s goal has eliminated Manchester United from FA Cup 2015. He scored brilliant match winning goal in 61th minute for Arsenal to take his team through semi-finals. Arsenal FC defeated Manchester City by 2-1 score in the quarterfinal played on Monday.
Spanish footballer Nacho Monreal hit the first goal of match for Arsenal in 26th minute of quarterfinal. Just in three minutes difference United Kingdom footballer Wayne Rooney put his team Manchester United on the level and scored the brilliant goal. Both teams left out on 1-1 score after the half time in match.
In the second half time both teams were playing aggressive football to get lead in the FA Cup knockout game but no-one was able to defeat the defence until 61’. Welbeck shines star for Arsenal as he scored the winning goal for Arsenal.
Arsenal FC manager was pleased after the club’s qualification in the semifinal and he mentioned that team could have played more effective game other night and might score 1-2 goals more against Manchester United.
Arsène Wenger said, “It was important for us to start at a high pace, put them under pressure and I think we started without any apprehension. That gave them problems. Unfortunately at half-time it was 1-1 but overall we felt we were in control in the second half after we scored the second goal. We could have scored one or two more. Overall I’m pleased above all with the performance and the mental aspect of the game. It was always positive and you know that I like that.”
Arsenal will now face either Reading or Bradford City in the semi-final match. Wenger said in press conference that team is ready to win Champions League and it doesn’t matter a lot for us whom to play semi-final.
“We will be favourites but we have tricky memories from last year. It was our hardest game in the whole run. Let’s prepare well. What is important is to focus now on the Premier League. On Saturday we play West Ham and then the Champions League, we’ll see what happens. It’s a long way away now,” he added.