Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/17/12
Jack Wilshere felt Arsenal answered some of their critics with a 5-2 demolition of Reading at the Madejski stadium. Arsene Wenger and his team had come under intense scrutiny following their ignominious Capital One defeat at Bradford last week, but they re-discovered some of their free-flowing spirit in a morale-boosting performance. "It was tough last week after the disappointing result at Bradford. We had to be strong as they are a tough team who are fighting relegation," said Wilshere. "Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla were different class. "Any sort of victory tonight would have been welcomed. The boss put three up front and it worked. "The club is very strong. The way we played, I think we saw some of the old Arsenal tonight. We needed to bounce back and we must push on now. We have got a difficult game at Wigan coming up now. Walcott played through the middle and was rewarded for an enterprising display with a goal, although that was overshadowed by a sublime hat-trick fro...
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