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Arsenal see-off Manchester City in extra-time 0

Posted on April 23, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal are through to the FA Cup final after a 2-1 extra-time victory over Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday afternoon.

City offered the first threat on goal on three minutes, as Kevin de Bruyne dragged an effort wide of goal from distance. There was then a period of the two teams feeling each other out and the Gunners had their first attempt of the game just prior to the quarter of an hour mark.

Olivier Giroud’s header from inside the area was straight at Claudio Bravo. City went up the other end and Petr Cech was forced into tipping a David Silva header wide of goal.

Arsenal suffer defeat at Manchester City 1

Posted on December 18, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal suffered a 2-1 defeat at Manchester City on Sunday afternoon, despite taking an early lead through Theo Walcott. The defeat means that the Gunners have now suffered back-to-back defeats in the top-flight.

Arsenal took the lead with the first shot on goal on five minutes. A good team move lead to Alexis Sanchez putting Theo Walcott through on goal and the winger slotted coolly low past Claudio Bravo in the City goal.

The home side had a golden opportunity to equalise on seven minutes. Kevin De Bruyne put a pinpoint cross into Raheem Sterling at the far post, only for the winger to head agonisingly wide of goal from close-range.

Arsenal claim draw at Manchester City 0

Posted on May 08, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal looks to have sealed a top-three place in the Premier League after drawing 2-2 at fourth-place Manchester City.

City took the lead on eight minutes with the first effort on goal of any note. Fernandinho headed the ball down to Sergio Aguero who touched the ball and fired a left-footed effort into the near post.

Just two minutes later and the Gunners equalised, as Olivier Giroud headed home from a corner kick after Gael Clichy had nearly headed past his own ‘keeper.



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