Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner doesn't expect teams to copy Stoke City's physical approach in an effort to beat them.

He told The Times: "They can try the way they want to try. I don't think that will happen again. It was very unlucky and they scored from two long throws.

"I don't really remember anything else apart from that. We had a few difficulties creating chances against them because they were standing very deep but they won the game so all credit to them. I don't think it will happen again.

"I think some of their challenges were not very nice. I thought the referee could have stopped that a bit before by speaking to their players. If they want to kick us then we have to still try and come out on top."