Roberto Mancini and Joleon Lescott have given their thoughts after the 1-1 draw with Arsenal. Mancini made clear his frustration at City’s inability to keep a clean sheet and said:
I think we need to improve our defending at set-pieces because this has been a problem for us this season. We can do better and we need to work on this area. We are finding it hard not to concede at the moment and we are probably two points worse off than we should be so far this season.
I’m frustrated and the players are frustrated but we will get things right, I’m sure. We didn’t play very well today and we were getting a little overrun in the first half which is why I changed Sinclair for Rodwell.
We should have held on to our lead but this has been a problem for us lately. We played too deep and invited trouble.
You can watch Mancini and Lescott give their thoughts in the below videos.