Tag: Arsenal vs Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal are rubbish under Mikel Arteta

Despite what he says, Mikel Arteta’s default style seems to be evolving as a cautious one, more afraid of losing than anything else and that’s what’s hurting Arsenal.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Big decisions about to be made at Arsenal

Join us as we ask whether Auba is the right centre-forward for Arsenal's style, and if they should be looking for a new manager if they lose to Benfica
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola picks out 2 Arsenal players for praise

Pep Guardiola singled out Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard for praise after Manchester City's victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal’s problem explained by Nicolas Pepe

Nicolas Pepe says the current Arsenal team need to address their concentration problems if they're going to succeed, following defeat to Manchester City.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Why Arsenal couldn’t fight Manchester City’s fire with their own

Stephen Bradley analyses how Manchester City managed to exert their will Arsenal, how they struggled to cope with runners, and why the Gunners were unable to fight fire with fire.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola praises Arsenal’s ‘quality’ as reason they ‘didn’t do more’

Arsenal looked in for a pasting when Raheem Sterling rose to nod home with barely 2 minutes on the clock but Arsenal rallied
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on October 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

P11 L9 GD minus 25: Arsenal vs Manchester City isn’t fun

Arsenal and Manchester City went head-to-head at the Emirates in was an impossible game for Mikel Arteta’s men who did well to only lose 1-0.
Thomas Partey watching on at Arsenal training

Thomas Partey to be ‘assessed’ before Manchester City game

Arsenal dropped an injury news update that raised hopes everywhere that Thomas Partey could play some part against Manchester City on Sunday.
Kieran Tierney of Arsenal FC during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 Leg 1 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 18 February 2021. Copyright: Giuseppe Maffia

Pepe replaces Smith Rowe: How Arsenal could line up vs Manchester City

Arsenal return to Premier League action with a match against Manchester City on Sunday, so let's take a look at our predicted lineup.

Kieran Tierney returns to training for Arsenal

Kieran Tierney has returned to training with Arsenal giving the Gunners a major lift before their games against Benfica and Manchester City.
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Blow for Arsenal as Manchester City dangerman returns to fitness

Kevin De Bruyne has returned to full training with Manchester City, just days before his team are set to face Arsenal.
Reiss Nelson of Arsenal celebrates his goal during the UEFA Europa League match between Molde and Arsenal on November 26, 2020 in Molde. Photo: Marius Simensen / BILDBYRAN

Aubameyang out! Arsenal lineup vs Manchester City predicted

Taking a break from the league action for the EFL Cup quarter-final, let's take a look at our predicted Arsenal lineup vs Manchester City.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal star ruled out of Manchester City clash ahead of 2nd scan

Mikel Arteta says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang needs to have a second scan on his injury, ruling him out against Manchester City, but he's improving in recent days.
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Episdode 249: Marathon musings on Mikel making magic

Matthew and Paul indulge in an epic podcast to recap unlikely victories against Liverpool and Manchester City, while celebrating a long lost feel-good factor. Plus...
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz heads the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Slated Arsenal star hailed after Manchester City win

David Luiz was hailed to the rafters by Mikel Arteta after his display helped Arsenal make their 21st FA Cup final at the expense of Pep Guardiola's Manchester City.
Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney controls the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

3 Arsenal players make Team of the Weekend

Arsenal dominated Jamie Redknapp's Daily Mail Team of the Weekend this week after putting two past Manchester City without reply.
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling reacts at the end of the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Pep Guardiola furious as he explains why Manchester City lost to Arsenal

Pep Guardiola was angry with his attacking players for losing to Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup, not the defence who made a few errors.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Only 1 player: Who’s scored more than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang since he signed for Arsenal?

Only one player in England has scored more goals than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang since the Gabon striker arrived in the country - and he's played for a much, much better side.
Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin heads the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

1 stat caught Arsenal fans’ attention after superb Manchester City win

Arsenal beating Manchester City 2-0 after accruing a 2-20 scoreline across the previous seven matches was not the only headline to emerge from their semi-final Wembley win.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) celebrates scoring their second goal during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Auba & Ceballos excellent but 1 star was better: Arsenal Player Ratings vs Manchester...

Arsenal put together another impressive win against a big-six side on Saturday, defeating Manchester City 2-0 to reach the FA Cup final.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz heads the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Underfire Arsenal star explains key to beating Manchester City

David Luiz, in perhaps a dig at Brighton's Neal Mapuay, spoke of Arsenal's 'humility' following their FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City on Saturday at Wembley.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: A general view inside the stadium prior to the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on July 18, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Tallis/Pool via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta admits feeling ‘sorry’ for fans

Mikel Arteta has expressed his sympathy for Arsenal fans who couldn't be at Wembley on Saturday night to watch their side beat Manchester City and make their 21st FA Cup final.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (CL) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Exceptional Arsenal beat the odds and Manchester City

Arsenal did what many thought was impossible and beat Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final to make it to their 21st final of the competition they've won more than anyone else.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal with Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (R) during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal score stunning first goal to take unexpected lead against Manchester City

As I write this at halftime, Arsenal are winning one nil against Manchester City in their FA Cup semi-final and the goal was a beauty.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) embraces Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 2-0. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Mikel Arteta explains why Mesut Ozil isn’t playing

Mikel Arteta told ESPN on Friday the reasons Mesut Ozil hasn't been playing and it seems the Spanish coach is getting a little clearer in his message.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Manchester City and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on June 17,2020 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** PIRAEUS, GREECE - FEBRUARY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 20, 2020 in Piraeus, Greece. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola to use Arsenal as test for Real Madrid game

Pep Guardiola has said he is planning to use City's semi-final at Wembley against Arsenal to gauge how ready his side are to play Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by Richard Heathcote / POOL / AFP)

2 firsts Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping for against Manchester City

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will start against Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday in search of his first FA Cup goal for Arsenal this season and Mikel Arteta has backed him to handle the pressure even though he has never scored against City before.

Tierney at CB, Pepe and Aubameyang to start: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Manchester City

Arsenal face Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday, looking to finally put an end to their terrible recent record against their opponents.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: (L-R) Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal pose with the trophy after the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal lined up for Community Shield if Manchester City or Manchester United win FA...

Arsenal could play in the Community Shield at the start of next season, even if they lose their semi-final next weekend against Manchester City as the FA are determined to put on the showpiece.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) is substituted for Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

More energy: Freddie Ljungberg explains why he took Mesut Ozil off against Manchester City

Freddie Ljungberg took Mesut Ozil off against Manchester City and replaced him with 19-year-old Emile Smith Rowe because he wanted more energy in the side.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Bernd Leno of Arsenal gives instructions during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal FC at Carrow Road on December 01, 2019 in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal saviour identifies the 1 thing team need to change

Bernd Leno has called on his Arsenal teammates to spend the next week looking at their own mentality, convinced it is not the coach that is causing the problems.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil prepares to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

4-11 Arsenal players look set to leave after Manchester City defeat clarifies things

Alexandre Lacazette, Mesut Ozil, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Lucas Torreira seem unlikely to be Arsenal players this time next year and the decisions made around the Manchester City game seemed to clarify that and a number of others who could go.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos pleads with Referee Graham Scott after receiving a yellow card during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Hopefully in a good way: Sokratis believes Arsenal are ready to 'explode' against Manchester...

When you read about an Arsenal centreback saying the team are ready to 'explode,' you should probably check what he means.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on December 09, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Manchester City: Pepe fit, Martinelli to start

Arsenal host Manchester City on Sunday, a difficult end to an otherwise vaguely encouraging week for Freddie Ljungberg's side.