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Iwobi: ‘Mentally challenging’ to continue after Welbeck injury - 3 months ago, 9 Nov 01:41

By: Joe Williams

Arsenal duo Petr Cech and Alex Iwobi have admitted it was difficult to play on after Danny Welbeck’s injury in their 0-0 draw with Sporting.

The Gunners secured qualification to the knockout stages, but the game was overshadowed as Welbeck was taken off on a stretcher in the first half.

The England international challenged for a header in the box before crumpling on the pitch, where he then received treatment – including an oxygen mask – as he was carried off to be replaced by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The injury seemed to affect both sets of players for the rest of the game, with neither team reaching top gear and little in the way of goalscoring opportunities.

“They defended really well and we created half chances,” Petr Cech told BT Sport.

“We had a lot of possession. We did well to control the game and play well at the back and they didn’t have ...
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