Arsenal first side to stop Chelsea scoring at home under Antonio Conte

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With a quarter of the game gone, Fabregas put Pedro through one-on-one with Petr Cech courtesy of a trademark lofted ball, but his Spanish compatriot took too long to get the ball out of his feet and fluffed the chance. The shared points mean Chelsea sit behind the Manchester clubs in third on 10 points; while Arsenal relish in 12th on seven points.

'We have great respect for officials, but it is odd to finish a third game in a row against Arsenal with 10 men'.

Speaking during Sky Sports' coverage of the game, Smith said: "He's going to pick up the [man of the match] award".

"We were focused and determined". Chelsea suffered an opening day defeat against Burnley but have bounced back to win their last three games in the league, as well kicking off their Champions League campaign with an emphatic 6-0 win over FK Qarabag.

Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers Antonio Conte or Arsène Wenger?

Wenger's side were savaged by former players and pundits after the 4-0 loss at Liverpool last month but showed far greater steel on Sunday and a point was the least they deserved.

"We feel we're in a good place and now need to keep building on this".

The result? Welbeck had a header go wide, Lacazette saw his effort on goal blocked while Ramsey danced through the entire defence only to see his shot hit the post. With a bit more freedom we would have won the game'.

A disappointing Chelsea display ended on a sour note when Luiz followed through recklessly on Kolasinac and referee Michael Oliver reached for his red card.

"He's symbolic of the way Arsenal have played today - much more disciplined and sensible".



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