Sagna: We showed more to Arsenal than Cesc

Arsenal fullback Bacary Sagna says last night's thrashing of Porto is proof they're not a one-man team.
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Arsenal fullback Bacary Sagna says last night's thrashing of Porto is proof they're not a one-man team.

Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas missed the tie with a hamstring injury, leaving Nicklas Bendtner to score a hat-trick and Samir Nasri and Emmanuel Eboue to weigh in with goals.

"We are a team first," said Sagna. "It's not about one player, even though Cesc is very talented. We showed that everyone can play.

"Of course, Cesc is welcome in the team, he's the captain, which means a lot, and he's a very good player. But we're approximately 25 players at Arsenal, so we play as a team.

"It was quite difficult tonight, we had to win if we wanted to go through. But we were able to score quite quickly and the game became a bit easier for us. We kept pressurising and that was important. You have to congratulate the team for what we did."

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