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Walcott hails 'fantastic' game

Published: Wednesday 31 March 2010, 23.52CET
Theo Walcott was thrilled after scoring within three minutes of his introduction to help Arsenal FC come from two down and gain a 2-2 home draw against FC Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final. "It was a fantastic game for the neutral and to be involved in it was great," he said. "I always knew if I could get on I could show what I could do. It's been very frustrating for me not to get to start as many games as I want, but the team did fantastically well to come back, not just myself. We showed some fantastic character. We were very disappointed in the two goals, we want to keep clean sheets, but if you look back at the game they had a lot of possession and I think 2-2 is probably a fair result in the end."

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Published: Wednesday 31 March 2010, 23.52CET

Walcott hails 'fantastic' game

Theo Walcott was thrilled after scoring within three minutes of his introduction to help Arsenal FC come from two down and gain a 2-2 home draw against FC Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final. "It was a fantastic game for the neutral and to be involved in it was great," he said. "I always knew if I could get on I could show what I could do. It's been very frustrating for me not to get to start as many games as I want, but the team did fantastically well to come back, not just myself. We showed some fantastic character. We were very disappointed in the two goals, we want to keep clean sheets, but if you look back at the game they had a lot of possession and I think 2-2 is probably a fair result in the end."
Last updated: 31/03/10 23.32CET

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