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Arsene Wenger was certainly a proud manager in the post-match conference as hosts Arsenal beat Southampton convincingly with a 6-1 scoreline. The French boss spoke highly of his squad after the particularly impressive victory.
The Saints scored two own goals while Gervinho grabbed a brace and new signing Lukas Podolski and substitute Theo Walcott scored a goal apiece. However, the Gunners' impressive run of clean sheets ended as Danny Fox scored the solitary goal for Southampton.
Wenger shared in his post match interview with Sky Sports, "I'm very pleased. We had a first half of a very high level and combined very well at a high pace, looking always dangerous. The team performance was outstanding and there was a promising attitude and quality in our game today."
The Gunners boss did rue the end of their clean sheets streak as Wojciech Szczesny's blunder allowed the Saints to grab a consolation. Moreover, Wenger did acknowledge the goalscoring duck of new forward signing Olivier Giroud, but expressed his confidence in the player's abilities and believed he would start scoring for the Gunners soon.
Wenger was particularly delighted with Santi Cazorla's performance and shared with the club's official website, "Cazorla is a player who is just a pleasure to watch. You want him to have the ball. He typifies what Spain's midfielders are today - he is technically perfect, he has great vision and a great team attitude."
After facing severe flak at having lost Robin van Persie and Alex Song over the summer, the Gunners boss can rightly feel overjoyed at his successful start in the Premier League as Arsenal sit in 3rd position after four Premier League games.
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