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Manchester City Down Arsenal, 1-0: Reaction & Tweets

Pep and his men continue imperilous run.

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Manchester City made it 18 straight wins in all competitions by beating Arsenal 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium.

The win vs a big 6 club this time was the result of a hard working team who kept composure all match long an put Arsenal away early.

Raheem Sterling headed home from Riyad Mahrez’s to begin up just a minute and a half in to this match.

Coty would see it off and with another clean sheet, stay top of the league and continue their historic run.

On to the reaction-

Pep Guardiola Reaction

“What a game he played without the ball, winning duels. He has been injured and Rodrigo was superb - but what a game he played today,” Guardiola declared.

“I will always remember him. I have been together with him since day one (at City) and he has been so, so important.

“He knows exactly what he has to do and yeah what a game he played today in such a tough, tough game.”

“We are delighted for the three points. It’s the Emirates, Arsenal away and I know how good Mikel’s teams play. It’s a really important victory for us,”

“The record is going to be broke one day, we will lose games.

“We only think about the next game, this is the only secret. I am surprised and impressed.

“When everyone is suffering in this world and everyone is dropping points, we win in Anfield, Tottenham, and at Goodison Park. I am more than pleased to win 1-0. To have a record you have to win like this.

“You can’t always win by three or four. We don’t have time to do anything, just recover and prepare mentally.

“There are 39 points to play for and we need the victories to be champions and we will try in the next games.”

“I am looking forward to putting him in,” Guardiola declared. “We cannot forget he was a long time injured and you get rhythm when you play minutes.

“But he deserves to play and I want it. I want to say keep working hard and your time is coming.

“It’s about his physical condition - he was one year injured; he only played a few minutes.

“I want to be sure for him - for us as well - but for him.”

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