Manchester City’s tough run will then be tested by Arsenal, which is handled by Pep Guardiola’s former right-hand man. Arsenal is now in a positive trend.
Manchester City will travel to the Emirates Stadium, Saturday (1/1/2022) evening WIB in the Premier League. The match against Arsenal will be a good test for the Citizens who have wiped out their last 10 matches in the Premier League.
Arsenal itself is climbing its performance. The Gunners won their last five games in all competitions, four of them in the Premier League.
Mikel Arteta’s squad also appeared sharp in that period, scoring a total of 19 goals in five matches or an average of 3.8 goals per game. At the same time, Arsenal kept their defense close by conceding only twice.
Manchester City on paper will still be seeded, given their very consistent performance so far and also has a history of good meetings. Guardiola’s polish team has always won in the last four meetings, with the most recent ending 5-0.
It’s just that Guardiola anticipates a different fight this weekend. Because Arsenal are in good momentum and progress.
“We played on January 1 against, maybe now one of the best teams in top form, Arsenal. Maybe we faced them in their best moment in four, five or six years,” Guardiola was quoted as saying. Standard.
“I’m sure everyone will agree with me. I can’t say more than congratulations to my team, but we have to focus,” added the bald manager.