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Wenger hails 'huge' result

Last Updated: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 07:39
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Arsene Wenger has hailed his Arsenal players after they picked up a "huge" result when beating Borussia Dortmund 1-0.

The Gunners gave their chances of qualifying from Group F in the Champions League a major boost with the win in Germany, something no English team has done at the Westfalenstadion fortress.

The home side failed to take the chances they created and it was left to in-form Aaron Ramsey to snatch the winning goal on 62 minutes to leave Wenger delighted.

"This is a huge result," Wenger revealed. "We had a united, focused performance, especially defensively. We had a lot of possession, but it was a bit sterile possession in the first half because we could not create chances.

"It was a question of being focused and intelligent, and not to make the first mistake, to wait for the moment where we could create openings in their defence. We did that.

"We had a difficult period at start of second half, but after we scored I felt we could have scored a second goal and we were less under pressure. Overall it's a huge win here.

"If you look at the results they have made at home in the Champions League, not many teams have achieved that."

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