Welcome to our Arsenal vs Manchester City predictions, preview, head to head and team news. Both these teams have stuttered in the opening weeks, with Arsenal drawing at Everton and Leicester and Manchester City suffering the agony of a home defeat by Stoke. This clash is always considered a six pointer by the respective managers, as winning it effectively gains them 3 points and denies one of their main rivals for the league title of 3 points.

Recent Form

Arsenal WDDWW
Arsenal have won 3 and drawn 2 of their last 5 matches.

Manchester City LWWLL
Manchester City’s record doesn’t look good on paper with 3 losses and just 2 wins in their last 5 matches, but two of those defeats came in the International Champions Cup (Ed: What Cup?) and the Charity Shield.

Previous Meetings

This fixture has a rich history and has been played on no less than 82 occasions. Arsenal have won 50, there have been 19 draws and Manchester City have won 13. In recent times, the spoils have been shared with 4 Arsenal win, 3 draws and 3 Manchester City wins.

10/08/14 COS Arsenal 3-0 Manchester City
30/03/14 PRL Arsenal 1-1 Manchester City
14/01/13 PRL Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City
27/07/12 CLF Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City
08/04/12 PRL Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City
30/11/11 LEC Arsenal 0-1 Manchester City
06/01/11 PRL Arsenal 0-0 Manchester City
25/04/10 PRL Arsenal 0-0 Manchester City
04/04/09 PRL Arsenal 2-0 Manchester City
25/08/07 PRL Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City

Goals Scored

Arsenal have scored 5 Goals this season
Manchester City have scored 5 Goals this season

Goals Conceded

Arsenal have conceded 4 goals this season
Manchester City have conceded 2 goal this season

Top Scorers

Arsenal’s top scorer is Ramsey with 1 goal this season, they will be hoping their new signings can make up for the absense of the injured Giroud.
Manchester City’s top scorers are Aguero and Jovetic with 2 goals each.

Team and Selection News

Arsenal will be without Giroud one of thoer top goal scorers. However they hae signed Welbeck as cover and he did score 2 goals for England mid-week, so must be full of confidence. However he has not been a prolific goal scorer in the past.

Manchester City Injured players:
Manchester City will be without Negredo

Conclusion

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