Arsenal play Manchester City at Etihad.

Arsenal played Manchester City, away from home at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. It was a Premier League match and the Gunners were unable to secure a win against the unbeaten team who are on a winning run. The score was 3-1 to Man City, who are 12 points in the lead away from Arsenal, the latter dropping down to 6th in the #Premier League table.

The goals scorers included Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus for the hosts. Alexandre Lacazette scored the only goal for Arsenal, and the team racked up 6 yellow cards in the course of the match. Possession of the ball throughout the game was tilted towards the hosts with 58%, and 42% for Arsenal.

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The goals.

The first goal in the 18th minute of the first half was by Kevin De Bruyno by taking on Fernandinho, who managed to slide the ball into the far post, as it tipped the goal-keepers hand. A penalty awarded, led to the second goal, scored by Sergio Aguero in the 49th minute of the second half.

Arsenal managed to score a goal in the 64th minute, scored by a half-time substitute Alexandre Lacazette, where the ball went through the goal-keepers legs, and into the mid-corner of the goal. In the 73rd minute, Gabrial Jesus scored finalising and securing their win. Arsene Wenger did comment that David Silva who was involved in assisting the third goal was off-side, however, the goal was still allowed.

Peter Cech is identified as the reason Arsenal did not lose more goals because he was good at saving the ball at times where #Manchester City looked like they had a chance.

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Cech managed to save a goal from De Bruyne and was consistent with an amazing block on Jesus's attempt. However, he was not able to save the penalty. Arsenal’s record of conceding goals through penalty is now 13.

Manchester City still on a high note.

Before the start of the match, Sergio Aguero was awarded a prize for being the club’s record-breaking goal scorer, after his penalty his tally for goals went up to 179 goals scored total.

Generally, Manchester City was the team which came out better, but it was seen as a difficult game for Arsenal before they played because Manchester City has won consecutively and are on a winning streak. To focus on the play, Manchester City were good on precision passing, quick pace and movement, overall great attacking play. Pep Guardiola was 'so satisfied' by the victory over Arsenal, and praised his team. #League Match