Pep Guardiola Speak on how Arsenal’s defence can be breached


Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, gave a bizarre response when asked for a solution to Arsenal’s low block after their 0-0 draw.

The game finished goalless, as neither team was able to break each other down.

All through 2024, Arsenal have been in incredible goal-scoring form.

However, Mikel Arteta’s more defensive set-up at the Etihad meant that the Gunners’ offence was lacklustre against the defending champions.

Talking after the match, Guardiola said [via The Telegraph]: “How to beat Arsenal’s low block? Kill someone. Play with nine. They defend well and a lot.

“Be patient and find the pass. They defended well with a lot of people. There are different ways. They did well with the press and then after the block.

“It doesn’t matter how many players you defend with, the main target is not to concede. The low block was really difficult [to play against]. We prefer to win obviously but we take the draw.”