The tactical adjustment has certainly had the desired effect with Arsenal beating Middlesbrough in the Premier League before prevailing past Manchester City in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final.
The Gunners came from behind to beat Manchester City 2-1 after extra time on Sunday and book an FA Cup final meeting with London rivals Chelsea - its third trip to the Wembley final in four years. "It was important to win today, to have something to look forward to", said Ramsey.
Now we have another seven cup finals...
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Sergio Aguero had put the Sky Blues ahead in the second half, however, Nacho Monreal's volley equalised soon after and Alexis Sanchez hit the net from close range in extra-time to seal the result.
As our infographic shows, Holding contributed heavily defensively, making the most clearances of any player on the pitch whilst chipping in with two tackles, one interception and one vital block.
A RECORD seventh FA Cup success for Arsene Wenger at Arsenal will mean little to Petr Cech if they miss out on the Champions League.
I'm so happy @Arsenal won today to cool off the pressure but I wasn't happy with the way Ramsey played. Slowly, we became better and better and in the second half I felt we were very strong, in extra-time very strong, we always looked solid and risky. "It will give us a lift but we need to keep that level". "Then we'll see for the final because if you don't qualify for the Champions League it will be a big loss and a big disappointment".More news: Caterpillar (CAT) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.11
The British media reported that French club Marseille are looking to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud at the end of the season.
"I think what I did was just to give a bit more security to a team who conceded three goals in the last three away games".
In his 50th City game, Guardiola picked an unchanged side for the first time and they were the more threatening in a boring first half despite having to replace the injured David Silva with Raheem Sterling.
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