No quicker had Sporting CP fired home the winning charge in the shootout on Thursday night than Martin Odegaard was anticipating the obstacles staying this season.
The skipper’s dissatisfaction at crashing out of the Europa League at the round of 16 phase was apparent after the last whistle, however speaking with Arsenal Media after the video game, he said it was time to refocus on the league campaign.
“Yeah, that’s the only thing we can do,” he said. “We have 11 finals to go and that’s it, that’s the main focus now. It starts already now in the dressing room to recover well and change the focus, so that’s what we have to do.”
The initially of those video games is at home to Crystal Palace this Sunday, prior to lots of gamers avoid to associate their nationwide groups.
“I guess some players are tired,” Odegaard included, “the ones who played the entire video game naturally, however we’re going to recuperate well and ensure we come sharp for Sunday, that’s the only thing we can do now.
“We wanted to do something special in this tournament and so we’re disappointed. It’s done now, we can’t think too much about it, we have to move forward.”
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