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Arshavin Scores Four, Can't Sleep

  • UEFA.com, Wednesday, April 22, 2009 1:30 PM
Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin got four G's against Liverpool yesterday, but he couldn't find any Z's afterward, according to his mother Tatyana.

"I spoke with him this morning, when it was only 7 [o'clock] in London," Tatyana told uefa.com. "He couldn't get to sleep after such a tense battle where the pressure was very high. I really like the fact the Arsenal team kept on attacking after his goals. I believe they will have bright future with Arshavin."

Against Liverpool, Arshavin put his team ahead on three occasions, including a breakaway goal that looked to be the winner until Yossi Benayoun scored a last-minute equalizer. Arshavin is the first player to register four goals in a league match at Anfield in more than 60 years.

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