The Gabon international found the net twice to move to the top of the Premier League’s scoring charts.
“Yes, it was a physical battle, it was really, really hard,” he said.
“But we won and that’s the most important thing.
“It was really, really hard and I think all the team fought and did well.”
On being top scorer, he added: “I think it’s cool, and it’s good to know, but now I’m just looking forward because the season is still long.”