Prior to the match between Premier League clubs, Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta spoke about Pep Guardiola, who coaches Manchester City.
“I know him better than others. I know him very well because we worked very closely together for four years. Guardiola and I know each other’s thoughts; understand what decisions we can make,” Arteta told official website of Arsenal.
“But the point is to prevent them, or to play as if everything is moving on the field at a speed of 100 miles per hour, and this is very difficult. And in life it is much harder than on a tactical board.”