Wembley Stadium in London will welcome the teams of Arsenal and Manchester City on Saturday, when they will come against one another in a FA Cup semi-final clash. The Gunners had to overcome Bournemouth, Portsmouth and Sheffield United on their way to the last-4 in the tournament, while City saw off the competition of Fulham, Sheffield Wednesday and most recently Newcastle.
Arsenal vs Manchester City Head to Head
Last game between the teams: 17.06.2020 Premier League: Manchester City – Arsenal 3:0; Raheem Sterling 45’, Kevin De Bruyne 51’(penalty), Phil Foden 90’; David Luiz from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 49’.
Worth mentioning: Manchester City trashed Arsenal 3:0 just over a month ago, when the two teams met in a Premier League encounter at Etihad. City are on a run of seven consecutive victories and unbeaten in the last ten Head-to-head clashes and with all seven games of their winning streak achieved by at least two goal margins, as the Gunners have scored only two goals in the process.
Arsenal’s last triumph against City dates back to 2016. Four of the last five matches featured over 3 goals, while only one witnessed goals at both ends.
Arsenal vs Manchester City Stats
Last game Arsenal: 15.07.2020 Premier League: Arsenal – Liverpool 2:1; Alexandre Lacazette 32’, Rees Nelson 44’; Sadio Mane 20’.
Top performers Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 20 goals 2 assists, Alexandre Lacazette 10 goals 4 assists, Nicolas Pepe 5 goals 6 assists.
Last game Manchester City: 15.07.2020 Premier League: Manchester City – Bournemouth 2:1; David Silva 6’, Gabriel Jesus 39’; David Brooks 88’
Top performers Manchester City: Raheem Sterling 17 goals 1 assist, Sergio Aguero 16 goals 3 assists, Gabriel Jesus 13 goals 7 assists.
Worth mentioning: Arsenal won 2:1 against the champions from Liverpool on Wednesday, recording their first triumph in three matches. Before that, the Gunners had lost to city rivals Tottenham and drew with Leicester. The defeat to the Spurs is the only Arsenal loss for the last seven outings.
Three of Mikel Arteta’s team last five matches produced over 3 goals, and also three saw both involved sides to score.
Manchester City had a surpsingly tough meeting with Bournemouth on Wednesday, but managed to prevail with 2:1. City are on a three game winning streak, with the previous two victories, both achieved by 5:0 score. No draw has been registered in Manchester City last nineteen matches.
All but one of the last five encounters featured over 3 goals, while only the most recent witnessed goals at both ends.
Arsenal vs Manchester City Team News
Missing players Arsenal: Edward Nketiah is suspended. Matteo Guendouzi, Gabriel Martinelli, Bernd Leno, Pablo Mari Villar, Calum Chambers and Mesut Ozil are injured.
Missing players Manchester City: Sergio Aguero is injured.
Arsenal vs Manchester City Predictions
Arsenal 2-3 Manchester City
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