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Arshavin: Divine intervention in Arsenal's amazing victory

Andrey Arshavin claimed God was behind Arsenal's incredible comeback to beat Reading 7-5 in the Capital One Cup. The Madejski Stadium crowd saw the Gunners fight back from 4-0 down to triumph and qualify for the quarter finals.

"I did not think about when we had to equalise, I just felt that if we had the chance and God will help us, we will make a draw!" Arshavin told Arsenal Player.

"He helped us and that's why we scored in the last minute.

"I have lost twice 7-1, once I lost 8-3 and once I won 9-3 and now 7-5.

"But this game was one I will remember always because it was from 4-0 down.

"I don't think anyone here believed that we could come back. But we did it and we deserved to win.

"We showed spirit because you cannot come back from 4-0 down if you don't have spirit."

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