Last Updated: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:59
Manchester City midfielder James Milner felt the champions were missing only the killer touch following the draw with Chelsea.
City were unable to reclaim top spot in the Barclays Premier League on Sunday as they endured a frustrating time in front of goal against their title rivals at Stamford Bridge.
While some may see that as further proof City are still lacking the dynamism of last season, they remain unbeaten and Milner views it as a good sign that they are disappointed with such a result.
The 26-year-old told City TV: "Any time you come away from a ground like this, against the European champions, and end up being disappointed not to get a win is a positive thing.
"We were the better side, we had the better chances and restricted them to not too many. I thought we played a good game and didn't quite get the three points. We have got things to work on. We need to take our chances - we had a number of corners and chances that didn't go our way.
"When we are on top in games and have territory and chances we are not quite putting teams to bed like we should be. Hopefully we can improve on that during the season. There are positives and negatives to take out of the game."
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