Premier League: Wenger reveals he did not see Koscielny goal during Arsenal's win at Burnley

Wenger conceded his side were lucky to snatch three points at Burnley with a stoppage time goal.

Arsene Wenger
Wenger is happy to have a side with matured heads Reuters

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 20th anniversary as manager of Arsenal by snatching a close win against Burnley on Sunday.

Gunners came up with a late winner at Turf Moor after Laurent Koscielny netted the ball in from a corner. However, there was a debate over the goal's validity as it appeared the Frenchman's hands had touched the ball before it crossed the line.

The 66-year-old manager conceded his side might have been lucky on the day but maintained he was not able to see the incident.

"I haven't seen the replay and honestly from the bench I didn't even see the ball going in. Maybe we are a bit lucky there," Wenger was quoted as saying by Sky Sports.

With Sunday's win, Arsenal have now moved up to the third spot in the Premier League table and are only two points behind leaders Manchester City.

After conceding their season opener to Liverpool, Wenger's men got back on track and have now won five league games on the trot, including a 3-0 victory over Antonio Conte's Chelsea.

Stressing on the importance of being consistent, Wenger took pride in saying that he now had a side filled with experienced and mature players, who can mount a title challenge this season.

The Frenchman also revealed what has helped him survive 20 years with Arsenal, in a chat with Thierry Henry for Sky Sports before his side's trip to Burnley on Sunday.

"The secret is my passion for the game, I think I am an optimist and I think I have a good resistance to stress," Wenger added.

"I believe we are more mature, we are better equipped, we have a squad that's not made of kids anymore but a squad made of mature players, who have experience.

"We will push. We will have a go [for the title]. You know you have disappointments during the season and it's always the way the champions respond strongly to disappointments. We have to show that we are capable of doing that."