Manchester City have put 16 goals past Arsenal in their last six meetings at the Etihad. Arsenal’s last win away to a top six club was at Manchester City but that was way back in January 2015.

XI | Ederson, Walker, E Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Silva (C), Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling SUBS | Carson, Aguero, Zinchenko, Rodrigo, Sane, Bernardo, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Foden


ARSENAL TEAM NEWS

Team to face Man City: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Mari, Tierney, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Willock, Saka, Aubameyang, Nketiah.

Subs: Martinez, Ceballos, Lacazette, Maitland-Niles, Pepe, Luiz, Nelson, Kolasinac, Martinelli.

Both teams gather around for a minute’s reflection and the tragic losses of so many lives to Covid-19.

1 min

The 10-second video countdown still gets us ready for kick-off… All 22 players – and the referee – take a knee in tandem in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

3 min

Mari brings down Sterling right on the edge of the penalty area.

5 min

De Bruyne lifts the ball over the wall but Leno tips the ball over the own crossbar.

8 min

Xhaka leaves the field on the stretcher as Ceballos runs on to replace him.

13 min

De Bruyne dribbles past Guendouzi and threads the ball through for Sterling, who cuts back onto his right.

14 min

Nketiah runs off Garcia to meet Saka’s cross, but strikes the ball wide of the near post.

18 min

Ceballos tracks back well to make a perfectly timed sliding tackle against Walker.

21 min

Walker’s away down the right again gets to the byline but his cut back cannot find a team-mate.

24 min

Mari is replaced by Luiz.

30 min

DRINKS BREAK : Pep Guardiola used the drinks break to give instructions to his players.

35 min

Sterling cuts inside onto his right foot, and curls the ball towards the far corner, but Leno dives to his left and palms the ball away to safety.

38 min

De Bruyne hits a perfect pass in behind for Mahrez, but Leno is quickly off his line and blocks Mahrez’s goalbound shot.

40 min

De Bruyne slides the ball through for Sterling, but Sterling chips the ball over the crossbar.

45 min

There will be THREE minutes of added time at the end of the first half…

GOAL! MAN CITY 1-0 ARSENAL (Sterling, 45+2)

47 min

Ederson plays a brilliant long ball over the top of the Arsenal defence but Leno gathers the loose ball.

PENALTY TO MAN CITY! RED CARD TO DAVID LUIZ!

GOAL! MAN CITY 2-0 ARSENAL (De Bruyne pen, 51)

56 min

David Luiz came on to replace Mari midway through the second half.

60 min

David Luiz has conceded four penalties in the Premier League this season.

65 min

Foden and Bernardo Silva replace Mahrez and David Silva.

67 min

Nketiah, Guendouzi and Willock are replaced by Lacazette, Maitland-Niles and Nelson.

70 min

De Bruyne is replaced by Rodri, while Laporte comes off for Fernandinho.

73 min

Another water break.

80 min

On comes Aguero with Jesus taken off.

90 min

We’re into added time – of which they’ll be 11 added minutes

GOAL! MAN CITY 3-0 ARSENAL (Foden 90+3)



One thought on “Manchester City vs Arsenal LIVE!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *