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Arsene Wenger: 'There was great togetherness in Arsenal ranks at Chelsea'

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Arsene Wenger is pleased with Arsenal's "togetherness" in keeping Chelsea at bay as the two London giants contested a 0-0 draw in their EFL Cup semi-final first leg.

Arsene Wenger has hailed Arsenal's "togetherness" in Wednesday night's EFL Cup semi-final first-leg goalless draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Gunners struggled to create many chances against the Blues, who in turn had 21 shots against the visitors, with six of those efforts on target.

However, Arsenal managed to repel their opponents until the final whistle, leaving the tie delicately poised ahead of the return leg at the Emirates Stadium.

"I felt there was great togetherness, we didn't give many chances away," Wenger told Sky Sports News. "I am pleased with the spirit and determination.

"You want first to be solid, ideally you want to score as well. We were close a few times."

The second leg takes place on Wednesday, January 24, the winner going on to meet either Manchester City or Bristol City in the final.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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