Duel Arsenal vs Man City in continued Premier League will be held at the Emirates Stadium, Sunday (21/2/2021) evening WIB. The match kickoff at 23.30 WIB and broadcast live by Grindstone TV with a streaming link this.
Arsenal had just picked up their first win in their last four league games when they thrashed Leeds United 4-2 a week ago. Mikel Arteta’s troops clearly need a win to open up opportunities to finish in the European zone, still nine points away from Chelsea in the top four.
However, Arsenal’s mission to steal points from City will be more difficult. The Citizens has a far superior head to head record and is at his best after 12 straight wins in the competition.
Here are 10 data and facts about the match Arsenal vs Manchester City, as summarized Opt:
1. Arsenal have suffered defeats in their last seven league games against Man City. The Gunners only more consecutive losses to Leeds (8, between 1973-1976).
2. Since losing 1-2 at the Emirates in December 2015, Man City are unbeaten in 10 Premier League matches against Arsenal, scoring at least two goals in nine of those games.
3. Arsenal failed to score in their three home league games against Man City, both of which they lost. The Gunners have never failed to find a net against an opponent for the fourth straight time at home in a league match in the club’s history.
4. Man City beat Arsenal 4-1 at the Emirates earlier this season in a League Cup duel – only two teams have won at Arsenal twice in the same season, namely Nottingham Forrest in 1987-88 and Aston Villa in 1993 -94.
5. Arsenal have won only three of the last 18 Premier League matches against the leaders (won 3, drew 4, lost 11), the last time they won was against Liverpool in July 2020 (2-1). Their last win in such a match was in August 2007 when the second win at that pace came at home to Man City (1-0).
6. Arsenal are unbeaten in the last six Premier League matches (won 3, drawn 3) after losing four. The North London team scored at least three goals in each of these wins, while they have managed to keep a clean sheet in three of their four matches.
7. Manchester City scored at least three goals in each of three Premier League games against a team from London (3 vs Chelsea, 4 vs Crystal Palace, 3 vs Tottenham). In the history of this competition only Liverpool in 2001, and Sheffield Wednesday in 1994 have scored at least three goals in four consecutive games against capital teams.
8. This will be Pep Guardiola’s 50th Premier League game played on Sunday with Manchester City (won 32, drew 8, lost 9). The Spanish coach won 65% of the match; best ratio by a manager in this day in the history of this competition (minimum 10 games).
9. Man City winger Raheem Sterling has been involved in six goals in his last five games against Arsenal (4 goals, 2 assists). Sterling has scored in each of his last three games against the Gunners.
10. Striker Arsenal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored five goals in his last two Premier League games as a starter; scored two goals against Newcastle United followed by a hat-trick against Leeds United. The last time an Arsenal player scored at least two goals in three consecutive games as a starter was Derek Tapscott in March 1956, who scored twice against Portsmouth, Everton and Preston.
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