EPL Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester City, Key-stats, Line-ups, Odds, Prediction

Manchester City-Arsenal

Arsenal host Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend and they will be hoping to build on their impressive win over Leeds United last time out.

Stadium: Emirates Stadium

Key Statistics

Man City have won their last 12 matches (Premier League).

Man City have won 9 of their last 10 matches against Arsenal in all competitions.

Arsenal are undefeated in their last 6 home matches (Premier League).


The Gunners were quite impressive in their last League game and Mikel Arteta will be hoping for more of the same this week.

They will be up against the most in-form team in the League and they cannot afford to slip up.

Arsenal are still very much in the race for a top-four finish but they are in desperate need of a winning run.  A win over Manchester City would give them the confidence and momentum they need right now and it will be interesting to see if they can come out on top against Pep Guardiola’s side.

The London side missed quite a few opportunities to secure the win over Benfica last night and they cannot afford to falter in the final third when they come up against Manchester City at the weekend.

Possible Arsenal Lineup: Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin, Gabriel Magalhaes, David Luiz, Kieran Tierney, Emile Smith Rowe, Martin Odegaard, Granit Xhaka, Bukayo Saka, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Manchester City

The League leaders are in rampant form right now and they have won 17 consecutive matches in all competitions.

They will be the favourites to win here and it remains to be seen whether Arsenal can halt their winning run on Sunday.

The Gunners managed to beat Manchester City last season and Guardiola will be hoping to avenge that defeat here.

Manchester City have recently dismantled the likes of Liverpool and Tottenham and they will fancy their chances of another comfortable win over the Gunners.

Possible Manchester City Lineup: Ederson Moraes, Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus

Betting Odds

Arsenal : Draw : Manchester City :: 6.50 : 4.33 : 1.50


Arsenal are certainly capable of getting the three points here but they will be the underdogs considering how well Manchester City have played in recent months.

This should be a close contest but the away side are likely to edge it in the end. A win for Manchester City is quite likely.

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City