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Arsenal's Manuel Almunia has spoken of the importance of his performance against Sheffield United on Tuesday.
The Spanish keeper was the hero for Arsene Wenger's side as he saved two penalty kicks and looked comfortable throughout the high-pressure shootout that ensued after a 0-0 stalemate.
The FA Cup fifth round win represented a change in fortunes for the 27-year-old as he had recently fallen out-of-favour at the North London side, with Jens Lehmann usurping his place in the side.
Manuel Almunia has spoken of both his relief and delight following Arsenal's elimination of Sheffield United in the FA Cup.
Arsenal needed penalties to dispatch their Championship counterparts, with Almunia proving the hero following two shoot-out saves.
Arsene Wenger had a squad shorn of several of his top names, with Almunia keen to point out the achievement of winning whilst understrength.