Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview: Where to Watch, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News

Manchester City must immediately recover from the loss to Newcastle United, as they welcome Arsenal's arsenal to Etihad Stadium.

Pep Guardiola's team was surprised on Tuesday night when Newcastle came from behind to win 2-1. despite the fact that Sergio Agüero opened the scoring in the first 30 seconds, which allowed Liverpool to extend their advantage at the top of the table 24 hours later.


Arsenal found that the city of Neil Warnock in Cardiff was difficult to break down in the middle of the week until Sead Kolasinac was fouled in the area and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted the spot. Lacazette sealed the three points for Unai Emery's men in the 83rd minute, though Nathaniel Mendez-Laing scored a consolation goal for the Bluebirds in injury time.

City needs a win to close the gap at the top to two points, as Liverpool does not play until Monday night at West Ham. After Chelsea's surprise 4-0 at the hands of Bournemouth, Arsenal will enter the weekend in fourth place with goals scored.

  Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Take a look at the 90-minute forecast of Sunday's clash below. [19659008] Where to look

When does it start? Sunday, February 3
What time is the beginning? 16:30 GMT
Where to play? [19659010] Etihad Stadium
TV channel / Live broadcast? Sky Sports main event
Referee Martin Atkinson

Team news

Man city captain Vincent Kompany is unavailable due to an injury while the return of the surgery knee to Benjamin Mendy is being handled carefully.

Fabian Delph and Oleksandr Zinchenko also missed the last two City games due to an injury.

The defense of Arsenal is very exhausted, with Sokratis Papastathopoulos ruled out for two or three weeks and Hector Bellerin faces nine months as a margin.

Captain Laurent Koscielny suffered a jaw injury against Manchester United in the FA Cup and It is being evaluated every day, with Emery hoping that the Frenchman can participate on Sunday.

Predicted Forms

Manchester City Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Danilo; Fernandinho, D Silva, B Silva; Sterling, Aguero, Sane.
Arsenal Leno; Kolasinac, Monreal, Mustafi, Lichtsteiner; Xhaka, Guendouzi, Torreira; Ramsey; Aubameyang, Lacazette.

History of clashes

The Gunners were dominated by Guardiola's men on the opening day of the season, City is well worth their 2-0 victory in the Emirates.

The Sky Blues have won the previous four meetings and Arsenal have not beaten Man City in the Premier League since 2015, but Arsenal fans will fondly remember their last victory at Etihad Stadium – an inspired performance in Santi Cazorla that resulted in a 2-0 victory to end the league of 12 unbeaten matches in the city .


Arsenal has a much higher overall record, winning 96 of the games between the two compared to 54 in the city, but has only won seven of them. the last 26 matches. [19659037] Recent form

Consecutive defeats to Crystal Palace and Leicester in December alarmed City fans, delivering momentum in the title race to Liverpool – Although caused a wonderful way of functioning. City won eight straight games in all competitions and scored 33 goals in the process.

The form of Arsenal has been everywhere in recent weeks: the defeat against West Ham and the victory against Chelsea in the same week is a perfect summary. The Gunners have not won a Premier League away game since November 25 against Bournemouth (tied two, lost three).

This is how each team has played in its last five games:

Manchester City Arsenal
Newcastle 2-1 Man City (29/01) Arsenal 2-1 Cardiff (29/01)
Man City 5-0 Burnley (26/01) [19659009] Arsenal 1-3 Man Utd (25/01)
Burton Albion 0-1 Man City (23/01) Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea (19/01)
Huddersfield 0-3 Man City (20/01) West Ham 1-0 Arsenal (12/01) [19659010] Man City 3 -0 Wolves (14/01) Blackpool 0-3 Arsenal (05/01)


Despite the defeat Midweek, it's hard to see past a Man City win on Sunday. His last defeat prompted an emphatic response (although, ahem, the previous one did not) and Gunners fans will pray that they will not see another performance away from home as the 5-1 loss to Liverpool in December.


The Arsenal attackers can cause problems in the City, but the champions should be able to dominate their opponents in almost all areas.

Prediction: Man City 2-0 Arsenal

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