Read what Arteta had to say after Chelsea came from behind to beat his team

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Mikel Arteta suffered his first defeat in charge of Arsenal, and it was in front of his home fans as the Blues came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1.

The Gunners started the stronger of the two sides which forced Chelsea boss Frank Lampard to a tactical change before half-time, and two late goals from Jorginho and Tammy Abraham secured a massive win for the away side.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has revealed his disappointment at the defeat his side suffered against Chelsea.

He said: “I’m really disappointed with the result and the way we conceded the goals – and the timing of it as well.

“I’m pleased with a lot of things that I’ve seen, I’m pleased with a lot of things that we trained and actually happened in the game and how they bought into it.

“But I’m disappointed to lose the game obviously. We had to sustain that level for longer periods against a very physical team like Chelsea. And yes we have to move on.”

Meanwhile, Chelsea’s comeback victory over Arsenal at the Emirates means Chelsea became the first team to come from behind at half-time to win away at Arsenal in the Premier League since Spurs in November 2010.

The win ensured Chelsea maintain a four point lead ahead of fifth placed Manchester United in the race for top four.

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