The home side were in front after only 70 seconds at Emirates Stadium when in-form Croatia striker Eduardo bagged a fifth goal in three appearances, and Togo frontman Emmanuel Adebayor latched on to a fine long ball from Gael Clichy to net a second from an almost impossible angle.
"Sides who play 4-5-1 here and mark us very tight, they push up very high. Therefore the defenders have to play on the half-way line and with the players we have, that enables us to go behind the central defenders," said the Frenchman. "That gives us naturally a different option. We always have alternative options."
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