Welcome to our Arsenal vs Manchester City preview, predictions and head to head analysis. The winner of this could find themselves on the top of the Premier league over Christmas. Arsenal are in 2nd place in the league and they need to win this and hope that Leicester are (at the very least) held to a draw at Everton, if they are to claim the top spot over Christmas. Manchester City are just a place below Arsenal, they need to win this and hope Leicester lose at Everton, if they are to be at the top of the Premier League over Christmas.

Recent Form

Arsenal WWWDW
Arsenal have won 4 and drawn 1 of their last 5 matches.

Manchester City WWLWW
Manchester City have won 4 and lost 1 of their Premiership matches.

Head to Head

This fixture has played a lot of times. One Hundred Sixty Six (166) time to be exact. Arsenal have won 85, drawn 40 and Manchester City have won 41. In recent times Arsenal have won 3, drawn 4 and Manchester City have won 3 of the last 10 fixtures.

Goals Scored

Arsenal have scored 29 goals this season
Manchester City have scored 32 goals this season

Goals Conceded

Arsenal have conceded 13 goals this season
Manchester City have conceded 17 goals this season

Top Scorers

Arsenal’s top scorer is Olivier Giroud with 9 goals
Manchester City’s top scorer is Sergio Agüero with 7 goals

Team News

Arsenal are without Cazorla, Sanchez, Coquelin and Wilshire.
Manchester City are without Aguero, Nasri, Fernando and Kompany.

Conclusion

What really stands out is the number of draws at this fixture. I am therefore going for a draw, with an Arsenal victory a close second choice.