February 3, 2014 18:25
Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain, FC Arsenal
Premiership Update : Liverpool v Arsenal
Alex Oxlade Chamberlain made his first Premier League start for Arsenal since the opening day of the season.
After the match, Arsenal manahger Arsene Wenger, shared his insights regarding the victory.
"It was a great day for Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain. He was out for a long, long time and we needed to be patient to get him back to full fitness. He had a great game and scored two great goals.
"Crystal Palace were well organised and united in their desire to do the job. They are a physically strong side and we knew we had to take advantage of our chances, and we did.
"I believe Chamberlain can play out wide or centrally. Certainly in a few years he will be a central midfielder. He has that surge of power which is so vital in the game today. He is also a good finisher and hopefully these two goals will give him some confidence as he is not always sure he is a good goalscorer."
Arsenal goalscorer said the match was a tough one!
"It was a tough game but we knew that in the second half if we kept the tempo up we would get more opportunities and thankfully we did.
"It was nice to get the win today, it is always an amazing feeling to score a goal. I've been off the pitch for a while so it was nice to come back and help the team."