If Pep Guardiola’s side beat Mikel Arteta’s boys on Wednesday night they will take over the top spot due to their superior goal difference.
Arsenal welcome Manchester City to Emirates Stadium for an eagerly-anticipated top of the table clash in the Premier League on Wednesday night. This fixture will be difficult to call for various reasons. Both sides occupy the top two positions in the league table and have been the standout teams in the division so for. However, their run of form in recent games has not been impressive, thereby giving hope for the other team to get the maximum points from this clash.
Not many expected Arsenal to be at the top of the Premier League table ta this stage of the season. However, their impressive run of form for most part of the campaign cannot be understated, as they are deservedly sitting at the top of the standings. Man City have been a shadow of their self from last season. Inconsistency has prevented them from running away with the league title. However, they have now taken advantage of the Gunners’ recent slip in form to close down the gap at the top.
Manchester City posses a better goal difference of 34 compared to Arsenal’s 28. If Pep Guardiola’s side beat Mikel Arteta’s boys on Wednesday night they will take over the top spot due to their superior goal difference. Manchester City are occupying the second spot in the Premier League table with 48 points from 22 matches. On the other hand, Arsenal have 51 points from 21 games to stay atop the table. Besides, the Gunners are in the middle of a three-game winless run in all competitions.
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Arsenal and Manchester City have a rich history between them. They have played each other on several occasions over many years. In recent times, this is a clash that has produced some interesting results, making this contest one to keep an eye out. In the Premier League era there have been some interesting tussles that have happened between them, hence both sets of supporters can brace themselves for another intriguing battle on Wednesday night.
A total of 50 matches have happened between Arsenal and Manchester City in the Premier League till now. Those games have been tightly-fought affairs with very little to separate them. Arsenal lead the way with 23 victories, while Man City have tasted success on 17 occasions. The remaining 10 games ended in draws. When these two sides played each other at the Emirates Stadium last season in the Premier League, Manchester City had won 2-1.
|Manchester City won||17|
|Total Arsenal goals||71|
|Total Manchester City goals||64|
|Biggest Arsenal win||5-0 (2000)|
|Biggest Manchester City win||5-0 (2021)|
|Last 5 matches (all competitions)||Results|
|Man City beat Arsenal||1-0|
|Arsenal lose to Man City||1-2|
|Man City beat Arsenal||5-0|
|Arsenal lose to Man City||0-1|
|Arsenal lose to Man City||1-4|
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