The Gunners and determination Keeping Tradition in Champions League
Istanbul – Arsenal counter staring important match Besiktas on Wednesday (08/20/2014) morning later in the Champions League playoff. Not solely because of money, there is a tradition that is at stake in the Gunners this party.
Champions League is not a secret anymore that is not promising small financial gain. Shown in the playoffs alone would get 2.1 million euros ($ 32 billion), while qualifying for the group stage will get a minimum of 8.6 million euros ($ 134 billion).
So no surprise that every team strives entry into this competition, including Arsenal who are now one step closer to the finals.
Moreover, the north London side had the tradition is at stake in the match counter Besiktas later. As is known, in the hands of Wenger’s Arsenal have never failed to appear in the final round of the competition since the last 16 seasons.
“This is a very important game, for the club and everyone. We must exert every effort and make sure to qualify,” said midfielder Mathieu Flamini to the Guardian.
“We know this will not be an easy match and we also respect Besiktas., But we are ready for these big matches and are ready to pass to the next round,” he added.
Arsenal themselves have an impressive record in the Champions League playoff round. ‘Gunner‘ previously has successfully won all 12 games qualification for the group stages tread.