City managed to leave Emirates with three important points after Sterling's header.
Manchester City star Raheem Sterling praised his team-mates' performance after his side's victory over Arsenal.
With Raheem Sterling's lone goal,City
secured a crucial victory at the Emirates Stadium to secure their place at the top of the Premier League table. Guardiola's team continues its exceptional run and has a good chance of winning the quadrople. Sterling now praised his teammates, claiming that their efforts played an important role in the victory.
"We knew it was a difficult start to the season,"
He told Match of the Day
. "We knew we just needed to give our all.
"It wasn’t all sunny days. We’ve had to grind out lots of 1-0 wins throughout the season and it’s another one here today. We just had to keep grinding out those wins and now we’re in a better position for it."
Sterling added on Arsenal: "
They’re a good team.
"You can see how they play under Mikel [Arteta] and we struggled at times, but we kept our composure and ground out a result."