Pep Guardiola side had beaten the same opponents at the weekend to lift the Carabao Cup. He Praise his side for their clinical fine and mental strength after a second successive 3-0 win over Arsenal in the space of five days.
“Mentally we were strong. We were clinical. We scored three outstanding goals,” The elated Manager told BBC Sport.
Naija News confirmed that Bernardo Silva, David Silva and Leroy Sane scored in the first half as the runaway leaders restored their 16-point cushion over nearest rivals Manchester United in the table.
“We are out of the FA Cup and we have won the League Cup. Now it’s just two competitions, and you fight for one of them for 10 months.
“These are the last steps to be champions; you keep going until the end. We have to win five games. We don’t think too much — now we play Chelsea.” Pep Guardiola said.
Arsene Wenger told Sky Sports that his term lost confidence in themselves and this led to their loss.
“But they took advantage of our lack of confidence and I must say our team put a real physical effort in, technically as well. We are going through a difficult period, their quality made it difficult for us”. Winger said.
Last weekend, Naija News reports that Arsenal is looking forward to revenge the defeat they endured in the hand of Man City last weekend.