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Younes looks ahead

Posted on 23 November 2010  - 12:00

Derby winner Younes Kaboul didn't dwell too long on the moment that will stay with him forever after the victory at Arsenal.

Younes looks ahead

Derby winner Younes Kaboul didn't dwell too long on the moment that will stay with him forever after the victory at Arsenal.

The defender rose with perfect timing to glance Rafa van der Vaart's free-kick into the corner of the net and complete a memorable turn around from 2-0 down to 3-2 up at the Emirates.

It's a goal that will go down in history - the goal that secured our first victory at Arsenal in 17 years and ended a sequence of 68 matches without a win at the homes of the 'big four' in the Premier League

"This is very special because it's against Arsenal and I'm pleased for everyone, because everyone at the club deserved it," beamed Younes afterwards.

"It was hard to come back and win 3-2 and we all deserved it.

"We conceded two early goals and came back into the second half different mentally, stronger, we played with two strikers, kept the ball and scored three goals.

"You have to win these games. You only remember the winners. That's what we did and everyone is happy.

"As I said, it's a special game and we all know how much it means to the fans. For us, we won and now we have to be ready for Wednesday."

We face Werder Bremen in Matchday Five of Champions League Group A at the Lane on Wednesday night.

Victory against the Bundesliga side will secure a place in the knockout stages.

However, Younes insisted the squad will not lose sight of the Premier League as we sit in sixth place after the Arsenal victory.

"The Premier League is most important, that's simple," he added.

"If we want to play in the Champions League again next season we have to finish in the top four again.

"We have to do better than last season and we can do it."