Guardiola : Anything can happen in title race

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says anything can happen in the Premier League title race but admits it will be difficult to catch Chelsea.

Guardiola saw his side drop two valuable points as they drew 2-2 in an exciting game against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

City took the lead after just five minutes through Leroy Sane after a swift counter-attacking move before Theo Walcott equalised for the for the home side.

Sergio Aguero had the visitors back in front just before the half-time break but Shkodran Mustafi made sure the hosts took a point in the second stanza.

The draw left City 11 points behind leaders Chelsea, who they meet on Wednesday, with 11 games remaining, but Guardiola says they will take it on a game-by-game basis.

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Guardiola told Sky Sports: "We want to win, but we were not able to make a perfect performance. Still there are a lot of games, nine games to play, but it's now so difficult to be in front.

"Yesterday Chelsea lost, and we were not able to win. For Arsenal it is the same. It's game-by-game.

"Anything can happen. We know what we have to do against Chelsea [on Wednesday]. We head back to Manchester to prepare and then back down to London."