Manchester City vs Arsenal: Preview and Prediction

Club football returns after two long weeks of international football. Manchester City faces Arsenal which promises to be an exciting fixture in the EPL.

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City vs Arsenal

Manchester City will host Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium this Saturday in what promises to be a highly-anticipated EPL fixture. Manchester City will hope to bounce back strong against the gunners after a disappointing draw against Leeds United.

Arsenal will travel to Etihad Stadium hoping to continue their good run. Arsenal are now ten places above Manchester City who are now 14th in the league table. The clash between two former colleagues Arteta and Pep Guardiola will be an exciting one for sure.

Preview

Manchester City headed to the International break after a hard fought draw against Leeds. The clash between the two best tacticians in the English Premier League saw some high voltage football being played on the pitch. The match had a total of 35 shots in 90 minutes.

De Bruyne vs David Luiz

On the other hand, Arsenal headed into the international break after defeating Sheffield United 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.  Arsenal will head into the clash with the hope of continuing their impressive run this season.

Form Guide

Arsenal and City have clashed times before in which Manchester City has won 17 games. Arsenal on the other hand has managed to win 12 games and draw 7. These two sides last met in the FA Cup semi – finals in which Aubameyang handed Arsenal the victory. Arsenal went on to lift the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea in the Final.

Manchester City this season: WLD

Arsenal last this season: WWLW

Predicted Lineups

Manchester City predicted lineup: Ederson Moraes, Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Nathan Ake, Kevin De Bruyne, Rodrigo Hernandez, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva

Arsenal predicted lineup: Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin, David Luiz, Gabriel Magalhaes, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Granit Xhaka, Dani Ceballos, Bukayo Saka, Willian, Alexandre Lacazett and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Prediction

We predict the score line to be Manchester City2 – 1  Arsenal

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