Tag: Manchester City vs Arsenal

Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Granit Xhaka of Arsenal is shown a red card by referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit should read: Darren Staples / Sportimage

Granit Xhaka moans about Arsenal red card

Granit Xhaka believes he was 'brutally surprised' to be sent off for flying, two-footed, off the ground into a tackle against Manchester City.
Brentford v Arsenal - Premier League - Brentford Community Stadium Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, London. Picture date: Friday August 13, 2021.

Can Mikel Arteta fix Arsenal?

Mikel Arteta said that he needed to question himself after Arsenal's latest defeat, but that's something he should have been doing a long time ago.
Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Granit Xhaka of Arsenal is shown a red card by referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit should read: Darren Staples / Sportimage

Referee defends Laporte punching Chambers: “Contact is part of football”

Former referee Chris Foy has used his Mail on Sunday column to defend Calum Chambers being punched in the face in the lead up to Manchester City's second goal.
Manchester City v Arsenal - Premier League - Etihad Stadium Arsenals Granit Xhaka walks past manager Mikel Arteta after being sent off during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Saturday August 28, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Mikel Arteta hits out at referee after Granit Xhaka red card

Mikel Arteta has said that he is 'angry' about Granit Xhaka's red card because of similar challenges not being punished in that way against Arsenal.
Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Mikel Arteta manager of Arsenal applauds the fans after the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit: Darren Staples / Sportimage

7 minutes: How Arteta’s plan fell apart at Manchester City | Tactics

Join Stephen Bradley as he reviews Arsenal's miserable 5-0 defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday.
Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Mikel Arteta manager of Arsenal applauds the fans after the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit: Darren Staples / Sportimage

Shocking Arsenal stats against Manchester City compound humiliation

It's one thing losing to a top side, but it's quite another to do it in the manner Arsenal managed at Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.
Manchester City v Arsenal - Premier League - Etihad Stadium Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on the touchline during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Saturday August 28, Copyright: Nick Potts

Beyond what people can imagine: Pep Guardiola backs Mikel Arteta to turn things around

Pep Guardiola has backed his former student to turn things around in a press conference answer that is a little bit ridiculous and a lot over the top.
Manchester City v Arsenal - Premier League - Etihad Stadium Arsenals Cedric Soares left and Manchester City s Joao Cancelo battle for the ball in the air during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Saturday August 28, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Arsenal player ratings as they are humiliated by Manchester City

Arsenal were thoroughly humiliated on Saturday at Manchester City, losing 5-0 with 10 men, but one player stunk up the place more than the others - and it wasn't Granit Xhaka.
Nicolas Pepe left celebrates with team-mates after scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 19, 2021. Copyright: Justin Setterfield

Does Nicolas Pepe have Covid?

Nicolas Pepe missed Arsenal's match against Manchester City on Saturday with illness, but the club insist he's not the latest Covid-19 case.

4 players back available: Arsenal team news vs Manchester City

Hector Bellerin, Kieran Tierney, and Bukayo Saka are among those available for selection against Manchester City, after shaking off injuries.
25th August 2021 The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England EFL Cup Football, West Bromwich Albion versus Arsenal Arsenal players celebrate Alexandre Lacazette& x2019s goal after 69 minutes 0-6 Graham Wilson

5 changes: How Arsenal could line up vs Manchester City

After a big League Cup win, Arsenal need to carry that momentum into the Premier League. Let's take a look at our predicted Arsenal lineup to face Manchester City.
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne gestures during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on February 17, 2021. (Photo by PETER POWELL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester City star ruled out of Arsenal clash with injury

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne won't be involved against Arsenal this weekend, according to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez.
Emirates Stadium Chelsea s Ruben Loftus-Cheek left and Arsenal s Thomas Partey centre battle for the ball during The Mind Series match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday August 1, 2021. rivalry.. Copyright: Aaron Chown

Thomas Partey to miss Chelsea and Manchester City games, Nketiah out ’til September

Thomas Partey has been ruled out of action with an ankle ligament problem for the next three weeks while Eddie Nketiah will be out for four.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Where is Reiss Nelson?

Reiss Nelson picked up what was described a 'minor' injury following a clash of heads in training but that was 19 days ago, so where is he?
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal is helped off as he replaced due to injury during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Gabriel Martinelli injury update: Martinelli & Arteta provide details

Gabriel Martinelli started for Arsenal against Manchester City but the forward had to be taken off with what seemed to be an ankle problem.
Arsenal's Icelandic goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson during the English League Cup quarter final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium, in London on December 22, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

Abuse forces Arsenal man to delete Twitter account

Alex Runarsson has deleted his Twitter account after abuse from fans following his poor showing in goal against Manchester City.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (C) consoles Arsenal's Icelandic goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson (R) after the English League Cup quarter final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium, in London on December 22, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

Why Arsenal need a goalkeeper as urgently as a creative midfielder

Arsenal care likely to bring in a creative midfielder in January but if we don't get another keeper we could be heading for even worse trouble.
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)

Episode 260: Ozil can’t fix things at Arsenal as Pep’s protégé pipped to the...

How can Arsenal start scoring goals again and why Mesut Ozil can't fix things, now matter how much we'd all love him to
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Thomas Partey of Arsenal before making his debut during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arteta: We’re easing Partey in but he made a good debut

Mikel Arteta thinks Thomas Partey made a good cameo appearance against Manchester City, admitting they're easing him in right now.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2020 in Manchester, 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 Michael Regan/Getty Images)

No retroactive punishment for Manchester City man after Arsenal game

Sergio Aguero will not face any retroactive punishment following Arsenal's game at the Etihad when the Manchester City man put his hands on the assistant referee.
Thomas Partey with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Partey on the bench: Arsenal Lineup vs Manchester City

Arsenal return from the international break with their third big-six away fixture in four matches so how will they lineup vs Manchester City?
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero reacts after being injured in a challenge with Burnley's English defender Ben Mee (not pictured) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Burnley at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on June 22, 2020. (Photo by MARTIN RICKETT/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Big boost for Manchester City as star forward recovers in time to face Arsenal

Sergio Aguero is fully fit after his recent meniscus injury and should be in the squad to face Arsenal on Saturday, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal reacts during the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal now likely to have key 23-year-old available for Manchester City after u-turn

Arsenal are now looking likely to announce Kieran Tierney can take part in the match against Manchester City this weekend, according to a report.
Arsenal's Spanish first-team manager Mikel Arteta (R) talks with Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney (L) on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal starter now likely to miss Manchester City clash this weekend but Arteta hopeful

At this stage, it's unlikely Kieran Tierney will be able to play for Arsenal in their game against Manchester City, according to a report.
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.

Kevin De Bruyne a doubt for City-Arsenal clash after injury with Belgium

Kevin De Bruyne is a doubt for the Manchester City match against Arsenal at the weekend, after withdrawing from the Belgium squad with an injury.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

3 Arsenal stars missed training for days pre-City due to positive COVID-19 test

Three Arsenal players missed three days of training before the clash with Manchester City last week, after a positive COVID-19 test.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Pablo Mari of Arsenal FC looks on prior to the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal FC U23s and Chelsea FC U23s at Meadow Park on February 17, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee won't play again this season casting doubt on permanent transfer

Pablo Mari won't play for Arsenal again this season, after reportedly suffering a serious ankle ligament injury in defeat to Manchester City.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil is finished at Arsenal and other things Mikel Arteta’s comments told us

Arsenal lost 3-0 at Manchester City and, while it wasn't great, it was mostly David Luiz's fault and wasn't going quite so badly until he got involved. So what did Mikel Arteta think about it all and what can we learn from his comments after the game?
The Logo of Britain's NHS (National Health Service) is seen on th eshirt of Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz as he leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on June 17, 2020. - The Premier League makes its eagerly anticipated return today after 100 days in lockdown but behind closed doors due to coronavirus restrictions. (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Luiz disastrous but there were a few positives: Arsenal Player Ratings vs Manchester City

Arsenal slipped to their usual 3-0 defeat against Manchester City on Wednesday, their first game back since the Premier League restart.
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)

Arteta calls on Arsenal board to make right moves in transfer market

As Arsenal get ready to take on Manchester City, Mikel Arteta made it clear if Arsenal stand still this summer it will mean falling even further behind their rivals, especially with Chelsea set to go on a spending spree again.
Arsenal shirt for Manchester City (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Photos: Arsenal's updated kits for City game with new logos and lettering

Arsenal will wear an updated version of their third kit shirt on Wednesday, with tributes to the NHS and the Black Lives Matter movement.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 06: Arsenal during a friendly match between Arsenal and Charlton Athletic at Emirates Stadium on June 06, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Celebration cam, tunnel cam & more: Premier League's planned Broadcast Enhancements

The Premier League are making various 'Broadcast Enhancements' for football's return behind-closed-doors, so let's take a look at all of them.
Granit Xhaka playing in a friendly at the Emirates Stadium (Photo via Xhaka on Instagram)

Arsenal starter is a doubt for the Manchester City game due to a fitness...

Granit Xhaka is a doubt for the Arsenal match against Manchester City on Wednesday night, thanks to an ongoing injury problem.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Mikel Arteta and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion at Etihad Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Manchester City vs Arsenal preview

It couldn’t be a more difficult start for the Gunners as they resume their Premier League campaign on Wednesday evening, with the team travelling to the Etihad.
Arsenal's Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira reacts after picking up an injury during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

2 Arsenal stars confirmed unavailable for Manchester City clash: Team news

Lucas Torreira and Calum Chambers will miss out on Arsenal's trip to Manchester City on Wednesday through injury, but they're reportedly the only two who will.
Arsenal players celebrate with Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette after he scores the opening goal of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between Olympiakos and Arsenal at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, near Athens, on February 20, 2020.

Officials make bizarre choice for Arsenal kit against Manchester City

Arsenal will wear their dark blue third kit against Manchester City on Wednesday, with the hosts wearing their blue home kit.
kieran tierney via arsenal

5 changes & a new formation: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Manchester City

Arsenal travel to Manchester City on Wednesday, as Premier League football prepares to return in its new format behind-closed-doors.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Referee confirmed for Arsenal trip to Manchester City

The Premier League have confirmed the officials to take charge of the match between Arsenal and Manchester City next Wednesday.

Manchester City name Mikel Arteta replacement ahead of Arsenal game

Ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester City next week, Pep Guardiola has finally named his successor to Mikel Arteta - Juanma Lillo.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City and Mikel Arteta, Assistant Coach of Manchester City applaud fans during the Manchester City Teams Celebration Parade on May 20, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Aubameyang: We're in shape, fresh and ready for Manchester City

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal are ready to face Manchester City when the Premier League restarts next week, although he's not sure what impact playing in front of an empty stadium will have.