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Football: Wenger delighted Arsenal are playing Liverpool so soon again

Published on Feb 14, 2014 7:23 PM

LONDON (REUTERS) - The Arsenal footballers cannot wait to face Liverpool in the FA Cup on Sunday and get an immediate chance to avenge their 5-1 mauling at Anfield last week, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday.

The Gunner were battered as the Reds scored four goals inside the opening 20 minutes in their Premier League clash but Wenger said the fifth-round match gives them the perfect opportunity to bounce back.

"We have got it out of our system, our main frailty at Liverpool was that we conceded goal after goal in 20 minutes," the Frenchman told reporters.

"On Wednesday night (against Manchester United) we came back to our usual defensive stability.

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