In the midst of positive momentum, Arsenal will challenge defending champions Manchester City. Can Arsenal end their losing streak against City?
Arsenal will host Man City in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium, Saturday (1/1/2022) night WIB. The Gunners are running smoothly after picking up four consecutive wins by scoring 14 goals and conceding only one goal.
Arsenal’s improved graphics made them push to the top of the standings. Mikel Arteta’s men are now in fourth place with 35 points from 19 games, just six points behind Liverpool (3) although still 15 points adrift of City at the top who have played one game more.
The home game against Manchester City will be a test for Arsenal’s positive pace. Moreover, the London Cannon has a very bad record against its rival.
Reported Opta, Arsenal have lost to the Citizens in the last nine meetings between the two clubs in the Premier League. While Arsenal’s last victory over City occurred at home with a score of 2-1 in six years ago.
Arsenal’s mission to win would not be easy to do. The reason is the Blue Sky is also in his best performance after winning his last 10 matches.
Plus Arsenal will not be led by Arteta in the match against City. The Spanish manager is currently in isolation after being infected with the corona virus.
“We have a game in London against Arsenal, maybe one of the top teams now. Arsenal is the best in the last four or five years,” said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wary of his opponent at the weekend.
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