After starring in the goalless draw with Middlesbrough, Petr Cech pointed to several factors that prevented Arsenal from extending their winning run.
The Czech Republic goalkeeper made a number of important saves to preserve his clean sheet, but believes that the Gunners' impatience up front cost them victory at Emirates Stadium.
"We had a lot of possession but I think we rushed a little bit in the final third," he told Arsenal Player."We could have kept our cool better in the final third to find a better pass, to have better opportunities to score. We had a few shots where the goalkeeper did very well but in the end we didn’t find the goal - which is a shame."Overall, they had plenty of chances as well so I think we have to say maybe a draw is a fair result."Cech denied Adama Traore and Gaston Ramirez in the first half, but at the other end Arsenal couldn't break down a resolute Boro defence, bringing and the seven-game winning run to an end."When they had their chances and they didn’t take them I thought that we were going to punish them for that," Cech said. "We had 45 minutes in the second half to find the goal, but we lost a little bit of our calm in the last third which is unlike us."But that’s the kind of game which can always happen. We know there’s a long way to go, I think we look in very good shape and just need to go back to work and carry on."
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