Apr 12, 2014 at 5.07pm UK at ​Wembley
WiganWigan Athletic
1-1
Arsenal
Gomez (63' pen.)
Gomez (79'), McArthur (90'), Collison (90'), Beausejour (120')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Arsenal win 4-2 on penalties

Lukasz Fabianski targets top-four finish

Arsenal's players celebrate after winning the FA Cup semi-final penalty shootout against Wigan Athletic at Wembley on April 12, 2014
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Lukasz Fabianski says that Arsenal's penalty shootout win over Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup can inspire the Gunners to a top-four finish.

Lukasz Fabianski is hopeful that Arsenal's penalty shootout victory over Wigan Athletic can provide the Gunners with the belief necessary to secure a top-four place in the Premier League.

The Polish goalkeeper saved penalties from Gary Caldwell and Jack Collison to help the North Londoners book a place in next month's FA Cup final.

Everton leapfrogged Arsene Wenger's men into the fourth and final Champions League place in the table, but Fabianski hopes that the cup win can inspire his teammates to usurping the Toffees before the season finishes.

"It picks up the club and the fans, it gives us more belief that we can manage first of all to finish in the top four, and then hopefully to win the final," he told reporters.

"I think it's more for the fans, I think they have been waiting a long time and they show up every away game, win or lose they always follow.

"It was a great atmosphere today as well so it's great to do it for them."

Wenger's side host West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night.

Lukasz Fabianski of Arsenal makes a save during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Arsenal and FC Bayern Muenchen at Emirates Stadium on February 19, 2014
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