Manchester City vs Arsenal 05/11/2017
The irresistible force that is Man City will go heads up against Arsenal, a side they have beaten once in the past nine competitive fixtures. That win was in this corresponding fixture last season, a 2-1 comeback win at The Etihad.
City have officially the best start to a season with nine wins and one draw. All of the wins were earned in which they have led, while Arsenal have shown resolve in comebacks, winning the most matches (3) and points (9) from losing positions.
Sergio Aguero, now City’s all-time leading scorer, has netted five times in his last seven matches against Arsenal in all competitions. The Argentine will be eager to consolidate his scoring legacy.
Sergio Aguero has scored five goals in his last seven matches for Man City against Arsenal in all competitions.
There is only one guarantee when it comes to this fixture: goals. At least one team has scored at least twice in each of their last eight meetings. There have been 44 goals in the last 15 games between these two sides. The last goalless draw came in January 2011.
Wenger is optimistic that Sead Kolasinac will shake off a hip injury for Sunday’s clash. Shkodran Mustafi and Danny Welbeck are both out, but on course to return after the international break.
Benjamin Mendy remains a long-term absence for City, while captain Vincent Kompany is out with a calf complaint.