‘We were the better team' - Arsenal star disappointed with Manchester City draw

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Wojciech Szczesny believes that Arsenal should have won all three points against Manchester City.

Arsenal's Wojciech Szczesny turned in a good performance as the Gunners held Manchester City to a 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Saturday, but the goalkeeper is disappointed not to have picked up all three points.

Szczesny made a number of crucial saves in a pulsating game at the Emirates Stadium, keeping the English champions at bay late on and rescuing a point for the North London club.

Leading 2-1 late in the second half, however, the Gunners will feel they should have picked up the victory.

Despite his solid display between the posts, Szczesny is not satisfied with the result.

"I'm never really happy after conceding two goals and not winning the game," the Polish goalkeeper told Arsenal's Final Whistle.

"There's always areas that you can improve and we need to do that if we want to collect three points from Dotrmund and then in the Premier League.

"It was a very entertaining game for the fans, it was very attacking and both teams would have been disappointed with the defending. Both teams had fantastic pace going forward and in counter attacks we both looked dangerous so there was always goals in this game."

There have been signs of improvement for Arsenal this season after a 2013/14 campaign in which they were often blown away by other top sides. This was the second game this season against a fellow top-six side in which they came from behind to snatch a point.

Szczesny believes that it should have been more against Manchester City, but the 24-year-old is pleased to see his side competing at such a level against the Premier League's top clubs and is looking for the Gunners to kick on from this result.

"I think the fact that we're very disappointed not to have won the game - we believe we deserved to have won it - speaks for itself," he said. "I thought we were the better team, we created more chances and we controlled the game for the majority.

"The only disappointment is the result because whoever comes to the stadium we are confident of winning three points, but that didn't happen today. I think we matched them and were probably a little bit better, so that's a plus.

"We started the season very quickly with a game every three days so it was easy for us to get into the rhythm of the Premier League. The games are coming thick and fast so hopefully we can improve the performances a little bit and that will give us the results."

Arsenal will need to carry their level of performance through to Tuesday's tough Champions League tie away at Borussia Dortmund.

The two sides met in the group stage last season, with the Gunners losing at home but picking up three points at the Westfalenstadion through an Aaron Ramsey winner.

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