Petr Cech happy to be back to his best after 'everything went wrong' against West Ham

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech said he was pleased to help his side earn a point against Liverpool on Monday after his difficult debut for the club.
Cech turned in a man-of-the-match display at the Emirates to prevent Arsenal losing for the second Premier League home match in a row.
And this after coming in for some heavy criticism for his performance at home to West Ham on the opening day of the season.
“The first game was obviously the opposite of this one,” said Cech. “When you start at a new club and everything goes wrong for you individually, then you need to go back to work and bounce back.
“So this is what I tried to do after the West Ham game. I went back to work every day and tried to get ready for other games, and obviously today was one of those games where I was in the right place at the right times and I helped the team to overcome a difficult moment in the first half.
“It is hard to believe that after all the chances that were in the game, the game finished nil-nil.”
Cech made two brilliant saves in the first half to prevent first Christian Benteke and then Philippe Coutinho from opening the scoring, the latter a brilliant fingertip effort to turn the Brazilian’s curling effort against the post.
“The shot of Coutinho, I saw the ball all the way and I managed to get there. And with Benteke, I think it was Gabriel who tried to intercept the ball just in front of me, and so you have to wait for that moment and you cannot go ahead.
“And obviously once it got past him I knew I had to be that fast and I got a bit of luck as I was there fast and close and got down quick enough.”
And while Arsenal’s wait for a first home league win at the Emirates this season goes on, Cech said there were both positives and negatives to take out of the game.
“The positive thing out of this game was the number of chances we created in the second half, as we made plenty of mistakes in possession in the first half and the game was played more in our half, which we did not want.
“And in the second half we improved that and we played more in the Liverpool half and we created chances, so I think this is something which is positive, as we managed to get back into the game after the first half.
“The negative thing is we need to be more efficient and clinical in front of goal to find the winning goal, which we could not find today.”
source: sky sports

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