Cahill: We Could Not Penetrate Arsenal


Chelsea skipper, Gary Cahill was not too pleased his side could not get through Arsenal and also praised the defending of the Gunners.

Chelsea were looking for a sixth consecutive home victory against Arsenal, but had to settle for one point and a goalless draw.
Cahill felt both sides deserved their respective point, but felt Chelsea could have done more.
“It was frustrating in some ways,” Cahill, 31, told his club’s website.
“We tried to create. We have created more in recent games, but we were playing against good opposition. There were a couple of chances for either side. We had that Pedro chance early on, but it was cagey.
“It felt frustrating because we were trying and trying, but they defended well and limited us to a few chances. We had a lot of the ball but couldn’t quite open them up.
“Obviously we wanted to win the game, but if we weren’t going to win, it was important we didn’t lose. It’s a good point.”
The England international added: “It was a good, competitive London derby. I don’t think there was too much in the game. Late on it was opening up, and maybe we could have nicked the win then, but it wasn’t to be.
“We want to win every home game. We feel we have the ability to go for three points every time we play here, and we tried to do that, but we take the point.”

Jefferson Obuseri

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