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2014/09/13 | 13:45 |  English Premier League | Emirates Stadium |  Full Time
English Premiership

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City

2014-09-13 12:24
Last Updated at 16:08
13 Sep 15:38

Kompany can't head home.

Honours even!

13 Sep 15:38

Last kick of the game now.

Free kick to City, deep in Arsenal's half.

13 Sep 15:37

Last minute now!

What a game it has been!

13 Sep 15:36
Nasri denied by the linesman.
13 Sep 15:36





13 Sep 15:35
Three minutes to go!
13 Sep 15:34


Dzeko's chance hits the bar!

13 Sep 15:32
Arsenal staring at their third successive league draw.
13 Sep 15:32
90' Added time to go now, 6 minutes to find a winner!
13 Sep 15:31
88' What a game! All square but SIX minutes of added time to play!
13 Sep 15:30


Kolarov hits the bar!

Inches to game's winner!

13 Sep 15:29
Welbeck subbed and the Ox is on!
13 Sep 15:29

86' Welbeck shoots wide.

He looked down for the count for a couple of minutes, gets up and shoots.

City would be furious if he scored there.

13 Sep 15:26
No one marks the old Argentine defender and Szczesny can't stop it!
13 Sep 15:25
Martin Demichelis with the headed goal!
13 Sep 15:25
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13 Sep 15:24

81' Game back on.

Debuchy off on a stretcher.

13 Sep 15:22

Bit of a break now to deal with this injury.

Debuchy went down under no challenge and he looks like he can't go on!

13 Sep 15:21

78' Debuchy down!

Shot by a sniper? No, but he's down and rolling around like he's been hit by a mortar!

13 Sep 15:20

Can Arsenal inflict a second league defeat on the champions?

City haven't lost two in a row for almost four years!

13 Sep 15:19

76' Almost a third!

Ramsey can't poke home a tough chance!

13 Sep 15:17
Duly yellow carded for taking off his shirt in his goal celebration!
13 Sep 15:16

On the volley and he lashes it past Joe Hart!

Arsenal in front!

13 Sep 15:16
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13 Sep 15:15

72' Sanchez unhappy with Vincent Kompany.

Kompany holds Sanchez' shirt and that stops the Gunners attack.

13 Sep 15:14

71' City dominating as Nasri's tame shot is saved.

Nasri looking for his 50th goal in England (27 of those came at Arsenal).

13 Sep 15:09

67' Sergio Aguero withdrawn as Edin Dzeko comes on.

13 Sep 15:07

65' Corner to City.

City concede against the run of play but now attack with full intent.

Dzeko ready to come on!

13 Sep 15:07

Another save!

Navas' attempt is held by the Arsenal keeper.

13 Sep 15:06
64' Aguero shot is saved right after the restart.
13 Sep 15:06

Brilliant interplay by Arsenal and the finish by Jack Wilshire was simply brilliant!


13 Sep 15:05
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City 58% - Arsenal 42%

13 Sep 15:04
61' Less than 30 minutes to go as Arsenal trail the champions by a single goal.
13 Sep 15:01

58' Clichy goes close!

Wonderful run and control by the left back (and former Arsenal man) but he can't poke it past the keeper.

Arsenal are in DEEP trouble here.

13 Sep 14:59
This is how close Welbeck came to opening the scoring before Aguero did.
  • 96'


  • 94'

    Flamini is replaced by Arteta for Arsenal

  • 93'

    Dzeko finds space in the box but his shot is brilliantly saved by the keeper. The flag goes up against Nasri as he puts the rebound in

  • 92'

    Dzeko challenges Koscielny and the ball loops off the defender and over the head of Szczesny, only to strike the post and come back to the keeper

  • 90'

    There will be six minutes of added time

  • 89'

    Kolarov races onto a loose ball and shoots from a really tight angle. It takes everyone from surprise and comes back off the post

  • 88'

    Welbeck is replaced by Oxlade-Chamberlain for Arsenal

  • 87'

    Welbeck fires a curling shot from 20 yards that flies only narrowly wide of the post

  • 85'

    It is now City who appear to have an extra spring in their step. The Arsenal fans could be in for a tense final five minutes

  • 83'

    GOAL. Arsenal 2-2 Man City, Demichelis was unmarked from a corner and scores with a powerful header into the top corner

  • 81'

    Debuchy is replaced by Chambers for Arsenal

  • 80'

    There is a break in play as Debuchy is down and requires medical attention

  • 79'

    Fernandinho is replaced by Kolarov for City

  • 77'

    A good chance for Ramsey but he just slices a shot wide after being played in by Wilshere

  • 75'

    Sanchez shown a yellow card

  • 73'

    GOAL. Arsenal 2-1 Man City, Sanchez scores with a stunning volley after Wilshere headed the ball forward into the penalty box

  • 71'

    A good City move ends with Nasri shooting from 20 yards but he puts it straight into the hands of the keeper

  • 68'

    Aguero is replaced by Dzeko for City

  • 66'

    Debuchy finds himself forward in the City box but he woefully slices a shot and it flies well wide of the goal

  • 65'

    Aguero shown a yellow card

  • 64'

    GOAL. Arsenal 1-1 Man City, Wilshere is played into the box by Sanchez and the midfielder slots the ball past the keeper from a tight angle

  • 62'

    Monreal shown a yellow card

  • 60'

    Silva lofts the ball into the path of Clichy in the Arsenal box. The defender lofts it over the keeper but it goes wide of the post

  • 58'

    Flamini shown a yellow card

  • 56'

    There are murmurs of frustration around the Emirates as City are slowing the game down to stop Arsenal building up and momentum

  • 54'

    Aguero picks the ball up down the right and cuts inside before playing a one-two with Nasri and firing a powerful shot that flies wide of the target

  • 52'

    City enjoy a long period of possession. They are halting the momentum that Arsenal had built up by their quick start to the second half

  • 50'

    Fernandinho shown a yellow card

  • 48'

    Arsenal cut City open and Sanchez finds space in the box. He slides the ball across the Welbeck and Zabaleta gets in a good block

  • 47'

    There has been a change for City, with Lampard having been replaced by Nasri

  • 46'

    City get the second half started

  • 45'


  • 45'

    There will be one minute of added time

  • 42'

    Silva and Milner combine down the City left. There are two blue shirts arriving for the cut-back but Koscielny does well to make the interception in the box

  • 40'

    An Arsenal free kick is cleared by City but it lands to Ozil 20 yards out. He hits it first time but the shot flies over the crossbar

  • 37'

    The hosts are coming back into this game now. Ozil goes for goal from 30 yards out but he drags it well wide of Hart's goal

  • 35'

    Arsenal have a free kick 25 yards out but Sanchez hits it comfortably over the crossbar

  • 33'

    Aguero is the next City man to find space in the Arsenal penalty area but his shot is straight at the goalkeeper

  • 32'

    City are a transformed side after going ahead. A great move ends with Silva getting free in the box but his shot is kept out by Szczesny

  • 30'

    Arsenal have been on top in the opening half an hour but that was a fantastic break from City and a clinical finish from Aguero

  • 28'

    GOAL. Arsenal 0-1 Man City. Navas gets forward down the City right and his low cross is swept home by Aguero from close range

  • 26'

    City put together their best move of the match which ends with Milner curling a shot over the bar from 20 yards out

  • 24'

    Zabaleta shown a yellow card

  • 22'

    Lampard is shown a yellow card

  • 19'

    Ramsey clips a pass into the box towards Welbeck but Kompany holds the striker off and Hart can grab the ball. Welbeck has made a bright start to life in an Arsenal shirt

  • 17'

    Arsenal are really on top at the moment. Debuchy is down and requires treatment following a strong challenge from Milner

  • 15'

    This is a brilliant period for Arsenal. Welbeck knocks it back to Ramsey just outside the box but his low shot is drilled straight at Hart

  • 13'

    Welbeck is sent clean through by a shocking pass from Silva. The new signing does well to lob Hart but sees his shot come back out off the post

  • 11'

    A nice Arsenal move ends with Ozil knocking a low pass into Welbeck into the box and the striker cannot get his shot on target

  • 9'

    Aguero goes on a great run into the box. His attempted cut-back towards Silva is cut out by Szczesny

  • 7'

    This is a good spell for Arsenal. Sanchez is the next to try his luck from just outside the box and Hart does well to keep it out

  • 5'

    Ramsey goes for goal from a long way out but it flies high over the crossbar

  • 3'

    A good early spell of possession for City as they knock the ball around in midfield

  • 1'

    Arsenal get the game underway

  • 0'

    Man City starting line-up: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Fernandinho, Lampard, Navas, Silva, Milner, Aguero

  • 0'

    Arsenal starting line-up: Szczesny, Debuchy, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Flamini, Wilshere, Ramsey, Alexis, Ozil, Welbeck

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    The team news from the Emirates is as follows:

  • 0'

    It is a clash between two sides that will be in the thick of the title race this season. Arsenal are unbeaten so far, while Manchester City must bounce back after a shock defeat to Stoke in their last game

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    Welcome to live text coverage of the game between Arsenal and Manchester City in the English Premier League

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  • 2 Goals 2
    • 63' Wilshere
    • 74' Alexis
    • 28' Aguero
    • 83' Demichelis
  • 3 Yellow Cards 4
    • 58' Flamini
    • 62' Monreal
    • 75' Alexis
    • 22' Lampard
    • 24' Zabaleta
    • 50' Fernandinho
    • 64' Aguero
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Team Line-ups
  • Wojciech Szczesny
  • Mathieu Debuchy
  • Per Mertesacker
  • Laurent Koscielny
  • Jack Wilshere
  • Mesut Ozil
  • Aaron Ramsey
  • Alexis Sanchez
  • Nacho Monreal
  • Mathieu Flamini
  • Danny Welbeck
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  • Joe Hart
  • Vincent Kompany
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • James Milner
  • Jesus Navas
  • Sergio Aguero
  • Frank Lampard
  • David Silva
  • Gael Clichy
  • Fernandinho
  • Martin Demichelis
  • Kieran Gibbs
  • Mikel Arteta
  • Lukas Podolski
  • David Ospina
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Santi Cazorla
  • Calum Chambers
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  • Bacary Sagna
  • Samir Nasri
  • Edin Dzeko
  • Aleksandar Kolarov
  • Scott Sinclair
  • Willy Caballero
  • Eliaquim Mangala

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