Arsenal Want To Avoid Surprises Middlesbrough
London – Arsenal do not want to suffer the same fate as Manchester City. Although much favored, does not mean that the Gunners will be easy to get rid of the Championship division.
Boro host Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday (02/15/2015). Both a spot in the quarterfinals.
Middlesbrough become one of the surprise teams. Aitor Karanka team made it managed to embarrass City 0-2 in the fourth round matches were held at the Etihad Stadium.
“If they got here it was because they successfully beat great teams like City, so we must be vigilant,” said Giroud told Arsenal Player. “We have to play our game from the start and not let them feel confident.”
“It will be a tough fight, especially in the FA Cup. We know that even though a team against teams from lower divisions yan, they would very much like to beat us at home, especially Arsenal. We want to start the game with aggressive,” said the French international striker it.
This duel will be the first for both teams after the last one occurred in the 2008-09 Premier League where Arsenal beat Boro 2-0. Giroud believes Arsenal have more experience that will benefit them.
“Every game in the FA Cup is always difficult. Always be a tight game. We have a passion because we won it last season, we have more experience and hopefully we will maintain this trophy,” he continued.