Losing to a team that is on a record-breaking winning streak isn’t something to be too ashamed about but manager Mikel Arteta would still have been disappointed by some aspects of Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester City.
The Gunners barely laid a glove on their opponents in the first 20 minutes and the lack of intent from the beginning effectively cost them the chance of picking up any points from the fixture.
While, it must be said, that the league is not the priority any longer, it was still dispiriting to see how toothless Arsenal were once again.
So what did we learn from the City game? Press the next page as we analyse the 1-0 loss.