Manuel Pellegrini eyes Arsenal clash after Manchester City's win over Bayern Munich

After a stunning 3-2 victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Manuel Pellegrini is hoping his team can pull off a positive result against league leaders Arsenal in the Premier League.

updated: December 11, 2013 18:39 IST
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Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini admitted keeping his stars fresh for Saturday's Premier League visit from leaders Arsenal had been a factor in their stunning 3-2 win at Bayern Munich.

On a historic night for the club, City fought back from two-goals down to break the holders' record 10-match Champions League winning streak as Bayern coach Pep Guardiola suffered his first defeat in major competition with the German side.

Bayern also fell to their first home defeat -- after 18 wins in Munich -- since losing 2-0 at home to Arsenal in last season's knock-out stages of the Champions League in March.

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