Xhaka talks about his performance against Chelsea.
There has been a lot of criticism aboutXhaka
after his red card against
but he answered his critics with a good performance in his first match after being away because of that red card.
The Switzerland international was praised by
after his good performance inArsenal’s
3-1 victory against
as he showed his importance in a key match against a big opponent.
“There was a lot of speaking after the red card,”
“A lot of people started speaking again ... and again and again.
“I will always show my character. I was very disappointed about my red card and I knew what I did was wrong for my side. But I am more than happy. I helped the team and I am back.
“We knew it would be a very difficult game, but we worked very well together like a team and at the moment we can only get points if we do this.
“We carried out the plan that the coach gave us. To press, to be focused 95 minutes. We scored at the right time and going 3-0 up helped a lot.”
And about their next fixtures he says:
“It was very important that we got three points [against Chelsea] but we have to continue like this,” he said.
“The next two games away are very difficult but if we work together like a team we have the chance to take away all six points.”