Kompany insists City's 3-0 derby win at Manchester United is only a 'little step' in the Premier League title race.
"It's just one little step. The other teams are still very good," said the Belgian defender.
"I mean games have to be played. As long as we don't have the points, I don't consider ourselves there yet.
"With the game against Arsenal, obviously it's good in a way, because you don't have to make a big effort to get the lads focused again."