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Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:42 am
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"Arsenal had good movement and they keep the ball well. So it was important we were disciplined, compact and tried to hit them on the counter-attack to try and get a goal. We got the point and are happy with that. "
Jan Kirchhoff was thrilled to see Sunderland ensure the team's fate is now in its own hands over the final four matches ahead of its trip to Stoke City next Saturday.
The former Bayern Munich midfielder said: "It is really important to get this point, be out of the bottom three and have a good feeling for next week. I think we had the opportunity to get three points but in the end we have to be lucky with this point because Arsenal played really good first half. We stayed in the game, managed to get Fifa Coins a clean sheet again and are happy to get this point against a really good team. We can go on with this, it was a good performance again and we go now to Stoke to win this game, get out of trouble and keep this good feeling for the rest of the season.
"It is in our hands now - we are still one game behind than Newcastle and one point in front. We are out of the bottom three, so let's keep going and manage to stay in the league. "