Premier League In Focus – Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview

When? Sunday 5th November, 19:45 (UK)

Where? Etihad Stadium

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

Manchester City - https://tickets.mancity.com/events-choose-seats-flash.aspx?eid=17586&sid=58696&pid=5286&vid=61

Arsenal - https://www.ticketbis.net/manchester-city-v-arsenal-tickets/ev332908

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Manchester City W1, Arsenal W2, D2
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Manchester City W7, Arsenal W23, D10
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Manchester City W50, Arsenal W96, D45

Manchester City have won their last eight Premier League matches.

Manchester City have made the best start to a Premier League season after 10 games, collecting 28 points (won nine, drawn one) with a goal difference of +29.

They have scored 35 goals in the Premier League this season - an average of 3.5 goals per game.

Pep Guardiola's side have now won their last eight Premier League games by an aggregate score of 32-5.

Manchester City completed 844 passes in the win over West Brom last weekend; the most by a team in the Premier League since the start of the 2003-04 campaign.

Leroy Sane has had a hand in 11 goals in his last seven Premier League games for Man City (six goals, five assists).

Arsenal have the best disciplinary record in the Premier League at present with just nine bookings being shown to the Gunners in their first 10 games of the season.

Arsenal have won 57.5% of all their Premier League meetings with Manchester City.

Arsenal have the second highest average possession in the Premier League currently at 59.9%, and the also have the second highest pass completion rate at 84.2%.

Unfortunately for them they go up against the club who top both of those charts – Manchester City have an average possession rate of 66.2% and an average pass completion rate of 89.4%.

The Gunners have come from behind to win three Premier League games this season, more than they did in the whole of 2016-17.

Sergio Aguero averages 3.9 shots on goal a game for Manchester City while Alexis Sanchez manages slightly less for Arsenal at 3.6.

Manchester City have had 185 shots on goal this season, meaning that they need an average of 5.3 shots per Premier League goal.

Arsenal have had 178 shots on goal this season, meaning that they need an average of 9.3 shots per Premier League goal.

MEMORABLE MEETING
December 2013 saw these two teams face off at the Etihad and it would have been a day to forget for Arsenal fans as they witnessed their side lose by 6-3. A great game for the neutral however, with a hatful of goals.