Petr Cech defends angry Arsenal fans after Man City defeat

Conte challenges Chelsea to match Manchester City's ambition

Conte challenges Chelsea to match Manchester City's ambition

"On Sunday we have the next big game and it will be tough against Chelsea".

"Antonio Conte has already given a lot to English football and, if he leaves, he will be missed", Guardiola said of the Chelsea manager.

Welbeck has scored three Premier League goals this season.

Manchester City are 22 points clear of defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC, who have failed to win their last two games. He's also been in blistering form as of late, with eight goals in Man City's last five league games, including a four-goal effort against Leicester City and a hat trick against Newcastle United.

City have been a cut above the chasing pack in the ongoing league season and are just five wins to clinch the title. We lost too much control, we did not know what we should do. We believe in the players we have got.

"After a good win against Arsenal, to win the Carabao Cup, to show this desire, fire and hunger, it means you have a group of players with great determination to achieve this type of result". We forget that we are exhausted.

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"Right now, as we sit here, they are the champions", Guardiola said.

"They were all nice goals and Ederson was outstanding, saving the penalty, because the game was not won".

Guardiola has spent close to £450m since arriving as City manager in July 2016, and the Spaniard has put together a side that now sits 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League table.

Arsenal are now sixth in the Premier League table and look set to miss out on Champions League qualification for the second successive season. Points-wise, they are closer to bottom club West Brom than they are to the league leaders.

"I knew before the game the first half would be hard for us after what happened on Sunday and we needed at least to be level at half-time".

In below-freezing temperatures at Emirates Stadium, Bernardo Silva opened the scoring in the 15th minute after Leroy Sane was allowed to dribble across the pitch from near the touchline. I would. Mesut Ozil is good enough when he is at his pomp.

Arsenal will be looking to register their first win after three straight losses against Brighton in the Premier League.

Gunners boss Wenger admitted that confidence was low in his camp.

"I am always ready for a fight - I am of course very disappointed but I have experienced these situations before", he said.

"You could see that tonight".

"We needed the penalty to go in, but that was another negative".

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