Date: 17th September 2017 at 11:06pm
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Goalkeeper Petr Cech and Hector Bellerin have been reflecting on Arsenal’s draw with Chelsea at the weekend.

Heading to Stamford Bridge for the scoreless draw, Arsenal could’ve taken all three points from the game but with victory over Bournemouth and Cologne, remaining unbeaten against last year’s Champions in our first away trip since the Liverpool loss was key for momentum.

Speaking to the Official Site as he met with the media following the game, Cech praised the side for a ‘disciplined’ performance as we took our first clean sheet at Stamford Bridge since 2005.

‘At Liverpool we gave them the advantage before half-time, then it became very difficult for us. A couple of recent times at Stamford Bridge we didn`t finish with 11 players on the pitch and as well on both occasions we gave them first-half goals.’

Check went on to say.

‘Obviously, when Chelsea get in front at home then it`s very difficult for anybody, so we needed to make sure that we kept the clean sheet and wait for our chances. It`s a shame that in the first half that we had some good opportunities that we didn`t take. We had to survive the first 20 minutes and then step-by-step towards the end of the first half we came more and more into the game.’

As for Bellerin, he also expressed disappointment in his post game interviews as whilst he knew it was a hard fought point, he felt it could’ve been a hard fought win.

‘I`m disappointed because we had chances to win the game. To be fair they had a few as well, but I think if we would have been efficient at the beginning of the game it would have been completely different with the chances we had. Obviously we know it`s a hard venue to come to and we can`t really be that disappointed with a point because it was well-fought by both teams, but the fact that we thought we could have come away with a win was disappointing.’

Reflecting on the last away trip to Anfield, Bellerin was also delighted with the improvement shown by the side.

‘Sometimes there`s games that are not going your way and that doesn`t mean the team is not good enough. We`ve had a few good results in the past week, we`ve got the confidence back and were ready to beat Chelsea. It wasn`t to be, but I think we have to take a lot of positives from the game.’

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