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Arsen vs Man City: Team news, updates & possible XI - FCNaija

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 28/02/2018

Arsenal will face Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday at the Emirate Stadium, here are some details you need to know about the upcoming clash.



Defender Nacho Monreal is a doubt for the game against the Premier League leaders after he was substituted in the early minute of the Carabao Cup final due to injury.

Alexander Lacazette is also doubtful for the tie and Santi Carzola still remains on the sideline for the Gunners.


The Premier League leaders will be without the services of striker Gabriel Jesus due to a knee injury, Raheem Sterling is doubtful for the game too while Fabian Delph remains suspended and Pep Guardiola is still without Benjamin Mendy who is still out on long-term due to a knee injury.

Fernandinho will also miss out the game against the Carabao Cup finalist at the Emirate.


Arsenal and Manchester City have played 174 times and the Gunners 88 games and drew 42 times and the Etihad outfit has claimed victory on 44 occasions.


Arsenal has not been in the best form and in their last six games they won three and lost three in the process.

The Gunners were humiliated by Manchester City in the Carabao cup final as the Cityzens strolled past them with three goals in the Cup final.

Arsenal is currently sixth in the Premier League having won 13 games out of 27 Premier League game, drew six and lost eight in the process.


Pep Guardiola’s men have been in scintillating form since the start of the season, Manchester City has only lost just one game and won 23 games out of 27 matches and drew three since the start of the campaign.

Manchester City put up a commanding display against Arsenal in the Carabao Cup on Sunday and they show no sign of tiredness at all.


Arsenal 1- 2 Manchester City



Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Ramsey, Wilshere, Mkhitaryan, Ozil, Aubameyang


Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Silva, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Sane, Aguero