LONDON: After beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for their 11th win in 13 games, Arsenal are back at the top of the English Premier League.
The 1-0 victory as a result of Gabriel Magalhaes’ goal saw them overtake the defending champions, Manchester City with only one game remaining before the World Cup break.
Gabriel scored the only goal of the match from Bukayo Saka’s corner kick and Arsenal managed to hold off Chelsea’s pressure throughout the remaining 30 minutes of play to collect the three points.
“We are a young team, but we showed maturity today, calm and brave to play at this level.
“It’s easy to say, but difficult to implement. I think the players were quite extraordinary today,” said Arteta.
Arsenal’s excellent start to the season saw them manage to beat three opponents from the top six in a row for the first time since 2012.
Despite losing to Manchester United earlier this season, they beat Liverpool and Spurs at the Emirates Stadium and broke that record after victory at Stamford Bridge.
In 2012, The Gunners beat Spurs 5-2, Liverpool 2-1 and Manchester City 1-0.