Gunners vice-captain Mikel Arteta said after the game that "Chelsea only wanted to defend and we wanted to win", with home supporters chanting 'Boring, boring Chelsea' as the visitors left the field of play.
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Mourinho is quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror: "They called us boring - but I think boring is a team that plays at home and cannot score a goal. That's boring!
"Because you go to your stadium and you fill your stadium, in weather like we had on Monday, to see victories.
"There is not a home fan in any club in the world who goes to the stadium and expects his team not to score or win. If any team was boring, they were boring because Petr Cech made zero saves.
"It is not a coincidence that before the Arsenal game we had time to work, a whole week, which we haven't had since the summer. I had three days to work tactically, on everything I wanted to work on.
Mourinho also then hinted that league leaders Liverpool were enjoying an easier run due to their lack of European football this season: "I worked on everything because it was a special week for us. It was the kind of week Liverpool has every week."