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'It gives us confidence': Arsenal can take positives from hard fought draw at , claims Sokratis Arsenal managed to draw 1-1 at Old Trafford against   They have not won at the ground in league since 2006 but fought back to draw  Sokratis believes it is important they show discipline on the road this season 

By Eleanor Crooks, Pa

Published: 12:24 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 12:24 BST, 1 October 2019

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Sokratis believes Arsenal can take confidence from the strength they showed to come away from Old Trafford with a point on Monday night.

The Gunners have not won a Premier League match at Old Trafford since 2006 and, although that sequence continued, Arsenal fought back from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw, with 's equaliser being awarded by VAR.

Sokratis said: 'It will give us a lot of confidence. We are a big team and play every game to win but some games you have to know also what you have to do better and when is your strong moment.

Sokratis believes Arsenal can take confidence from their draw on Monday evening

Sokratis believes Arsenal can take confidence from their draw on Monday evening

'We had the chance to win, we didn't win but we take a point and it gives us confidence and we go to the next game.'

The game showcased the current weaknesses in both teams but it was at least a better defensive display from Arsenal, who had conceded at least two goals in each of their previous four Premier League games.

'It was a difficult game,' said Sokratis. 'We know they were under pressure because they had to win the game and we spoke before the game and said they were a very good team in the transition so we don't need to lose easy balls.

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