The Gunners picked up a point against Manuel Pellegrini's men despite going a goal behind after David Silva opened the scoring at the Emirates Stadium.
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"It was important for every single player in this team because it was difficult after what happened at Chelsea," he told the club's official website.
"We wanted to find a victory but it was important to find something from the game.
"It's a great feeling and it gave us the possibility to come back in the game. We were looking to score another one to win the game but we'll take the point.”
The result leaves Arsenal five points behind leaders Chelsea and Flamini admits that winning the title is now a tough task for his side.
"We wanted to win, of course, but we tried until the last minute and we were unlucky," he added.
"Now we have to rest and focus on the next game. It's very difficult now but we have to take it game by game."