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As it happened: Arsenal 2-2 Man City

2017-04-02 18:55
Last Updated at 06:39
02 Apr 18:51

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02 Apr 18:50

FULL TIME!

Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City

02 Apr 18:48
92' Navas with loud appeal for handball on Monreal but the defender and referee disagrees. 
02 Apr 18:46
90' Three minutes of additional time added on...
02 Apr 18:45
88' Zabaleta comes on for Silva
02 Apr 18:44
87' Iwobi with an untimely shot as he sees his effort go over the crossbar...
02 Apr 18:40

80' What a chance as Otamendi takes an awful touch which allows Ozil a shot at goal... However, Cabellero doesn't make a huge effort to go for it as he watches the ball go out for a goal kick. 

02 Apr 18:34
77' Substitution: Danny Welbeck off for Alex Iwobi
02 Apr 18:33
72' The match seems as if both sides are settling for a draw. Neither Arsenal or City want to let up in defence. 
02 Apr 18:26
70' Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City
02 Apr 18:24
68' Walcott is replaced by Oliver Giroud
02 Apr 18:23
65' Sane finds a way through the Arsenal defence, only to see his cross blocked by Bellerin.
02 Apr 18:21
61' Mustafi gets booked for a challenge on Sane
02 Apr 18:18
60'  Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City
02 Apr 18:13

55' City looking now to get ahead in the match with Aguero playing very deep in order to start an attack.

However, nothing comes off it. 

02 Apr 18:10

Mustafi rises above everyone a gives Arsenal a pivotal equaliser against Man City.

Score: 2-2

02 Apr 18:09
52' GOOOOAAAAALLLL!!!
02 Apr 18:06
47' Fernandinho puts in an unnecessary foul on Sanchez and the referee books the player with a yellow card.
02 Apr 18:04

45' Substitutions:

Gabriel is on for Laurent Koscielny while Yaya Toure replaces Raheem Sterling.

02 Apr 18:02
45' Second-half is underway...
02 Apr 17:49

HALF TIME!!!

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester City

02 Apr 17:48
46' Walcott sees his effort dip just over the cross bar... Great effort!!
02 Apr 17:45
45' TWO minutes of additional time added on...
02 Apr 17:43
City pull one back through a beautiful finish from Sergio Aguero!
02 Apr 17:42
42' GOOOOAAAALLLL!!!
02 Apr 17:41
The most easiest of goals Walcott will ever score after scrappy defending from City as the ball is knocked back into the path of Walcott and the winger makes no mistake to put the ball into the back of the net.
02 Apr 17:39
39' GOOOOAAAALLLLL!!!
02 Apr 17:38
37' Sanchez has been putting up a real fight in every attack and every defensive battle.
02 Apr 17:37
32' Xhaka gets a booking after a long 32 minutes referee Marriner finally gives in shows the Swiss a yellow card.
02 Apr 17:33
30' Sanchez with teasing shot that is slightly wide. The Chilean could have done better!
02 Apr 17:31
27' Walcott and Fernandinho clashing in midfield before the England winger releases Welbeck but the through ball is well scooped up by Caballero.
02 Apr 17:23
23' MONREAL!! His pile driving strike is way over the cross bar...
02 Apr 17:21
21' Once again lack of communication is haltering Arsenal from moving forward as Theo Walcott leaves a through ball intended for him... 
02 Apr 17:19
20' Arsenal 0-1 Manchester City
02 Apr 17:18
17' After a good recovery from Sanchez to steal the ball off Sterling, Xhaka fails to find his target as his long ball is directly kicked towards a City defender. 
02 Apr 17:15

15' Late challenge by De Bruyne on Wlebeck as the referee gives a free-kick in a dangerous are.

However, Arsenal once again fail to make use of the dead ball situation. 

02 Apr 17:12
12' Monreal offside after a lovely through ball from Ozil...
02 Apr 17:09

9' De Bruyne and Silva with back-to-back shots against Ospina only for the Colombian international to make a meal of it.

Great saves! 

02 Apr 17:08
Just like that City are ahead after a simple ball over Arsenal's midfield by Kevin de Bruyne that puts Leroy Sane in space as he beats both Bellerin and rounds Ospina to slot the ball in the bottom corner.
02 Apr 17:05
5' GOOOOAAAAALLLL!!!
02 Apr 17:05
3' A bright start by City as they are full of energy on the counter attack. Might prove beneficial for the Citizens in the long run as Arsenal are struggling in defence. 
02 Apr 17:04
1' And kick off...
02 Apr 16:57
We understand that their are fan protests in and around the Emirates Stadium calling for Wenger's resignation...
02 Apr 16:55
Players are walking out of the tunnel for the pre-match proceedings...
02 Apr 16:50
City will have to continue to do without Gabriel Jesus and Ilkay Gundogan (knee) - although Guardiola revealed that Jesus might make an unlikely return from his metatarsal injury this season after previously being ruled out for the entire campaign. Raheem Sterling (back), Kevin de Bruyne (groin), Bacary Sagna (groin) and Pablo Zabaleta (knock) should all return for this game.
02 Apr 16:49
In team news, Petr Cech (calf) is out for Arsenal but Kieran Gibbs (knock) could play as Santi Cazorla (Plantaris) remains a long-term injury absentee.
 
  • 93'

    Full time! The points are shared in an exciting game at the Emirates. Arsenal needed a result and they showed a positive attitude to come back twice after going behind to get the draw. Both teams would have liked the 3 points but it ends 2-2. Thanks for joining us, until next time.

  • 90'

    3 stoppage time added onto the end of the game and Arsenal have a free kick in a dangerous area.

  • 88'

    David Silva makes way for Pablo Zabaleta.

  • 85'

    City seem to be asking more questions late on in this game but the three points are well up for grabs.

  • 80'

    Big mistake. Otamendi misses an easy clearance and the ball falls kindly to Ozil who couldn't capitalise on the opportunity.

  • 76'

    Alex Iwobi comes on for Danny Welbeck. Arsene Wenger is stating his intentions as he looks to find the winning goal with a positive change.

  • 72'

    City hold a lot of possession in the last few moments but haven't made any noticeable chances. Arsenal look to be sitting tight to play the counter attacking game.

  • 68'

    Theo Walcott makes way for Olivier Giroud. The big Frenchman scored in both fixtures against City last season.

  • 65'

    Big chance for City! Aguero find Navas's cross on the head but the lack of pace made it comfortable for Ospina to save.

  • 62'

    Stones went flying in on Monreal and Arsenal are awarded the free kick. It was a silly challenge by the English centre half.

  • 58'

    The atmosphere has gone up notches since the Arsenal equaliser. City are looking for the lead again and this game has become very end to end. Otamendi clashes with Ospina who is looked at by the physios.

  • 53'

    GOAL!! City were asleep on the corner kick and Mustafi headers the ball passed Caballero bruilliantly. It's all square at the Emirates again! Arsenal 2-2 Man City.

  • 52'

    Chance for Kun Aguero! Navas delivered a fantastic ball into the box but the pace was too much for Aguero to header the ball towards goal.

  • 49'

    Koscielny was changed at half time and was replaced by Gabriel. Sterling came off for Toure as City try to bolster up the midfield with assurance and quality.

  • 46'

    Kick-off! Arsenal get the second half underway!

  • 45'

    Halftime! Arsenal go into the break trailing 2-1 to Manchester City. The Citizens were on top for most of the half but Arsenal will always be in a game with the quality they possess. We're in for another exciting 45 minutes! Second half to follow shortly.

  • 45'

    2 stoppage time minutes added onto the first half!

  • 45'

    Welbeck looked through on goal but the referee did well to spot a hand band while trying to bring the ball down. Free kick to City!

  • 42'

    GOAL!!! City have their lead back in a flash. Aguero smashes the ball into the back of the net from a very tight corner. Ospina could have done a bit more but City won't mind! Arsenal 1-2 Man City.

  • 40'

    GOAL!!! Arsenal have turned it around. Mustafi headers the ball back into the danger area and Walcott got it out of his feet and put it in the back of the net. Arsenal 1-1 Man City.

  • 37'

    Sterling attempts to wriggle around Monreal on the wing but the ball goes out for a corner. Stones does well to get a head on the delivery but the ball goes wide of the goal.

  • 34'

    Xhaka receives a yellow card for showing studs to Otamendi's heel. On the other end, Sanchez earns Arsenal a free kick in a dangerous area.

  • 31'

    Ozil seeks Sanchez on the left wing but the Chilean was caught offside. This is a very open game so far, both teams are going at it!

  • 28'

    The visitors find themselves with more of the ball. Sanchez goes down in the box but it was a fantastic tackle from Fernandinho.

  • 25'

    Arsenal have done well to pick up their momentum. City have been without good possession for a good few moments and the Gunners are asking questions now.

  • 21'

    Big chance for the home side. Ozil finds space in the opposition box, twists and shoots but his shot lacked any power to trouble Caballero.

  • 18'

    Sanchez does well to defend and start a counter attack for Arsenal but Xhaka's cross field pass was a poor one.

  • 14'

    A late challenge on David Silva by Coquelin, who picks up a yellow card for the foul. Free kick to City.

  • 11'

    Two big chances fell for City! De Bruyne places the ball which unfortunately for him hits the upright. Silva finds the rebound but can't find the back of the net.

  • 8'

    City look to break away again but Sterling doesn't manage to keep it in. Yellow card awarded to Navas for a high challenge on Monreal.

  • 5'

    GOAL!!! Leroy Sane has out the visitors ahead in the very early moments of the game. A fantastic through ball from De Bruyne and Sane rounded the keeper to tap the ball into an empty net. Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City.

  • 3'

    The visitors have started brightly, good early possession from City at the Emirates!

  • 1'

    Kick-off! Man City get the game underway!

  • 0'

    The players line up in the tunnel as they prepare to make their way to the pitch before kick-off. The excitement and atmosphere in the stadium is tangible! Kick-off to follow!

  • 0'

    Manchester City starting lineup: Caballero, Clichy, Stones, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Navas, De Bruyne, Sane, Silva, Sterling, Aguero. Substitutes: Delph, Toure, Bravo, Nolito, Kompany, Zabaleta, Kolarov.

  • 0'

    Arsenal starting lineup: Ospina, Koscielny, Monreal, Mustafi, Bellerin, Ozil, Walcott, Welbeck, Xhaka, Coquelin, Sanchez. Substitutes: Iwobi, Elneny, Maitland-Niles, Martinez, Giroud, Gibbs, Gabriel.

  • 0'

    Good afternoon and welcome to the Emirates Stadium where Arsenal are set to take on Manchester City in the Premier League. The Gunners are in sixth place and a win will see them move up to fifth ahead of Manchester United. City beat Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium earlier in the season and will be hoping to do the double over their top table rivals here today. This should be a very entertaining game! Team news to follow.

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Arsenal Manchester City
  • 2 Goals 2
    • 40' Theo Walcott
    • 53' Shkodran Mustafi
    • 5' Leroy Sane
    • 42' Sergio Aguero
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
    • 15' Francis Coquelin
    • 32' Granit Xhaka
    • 61' Shkodran Mustafi
    • 8' Jesus Navas
    • 47' Fernandinho
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Laurent Koscielny
  • Alexis Sanchez
  • Mesut Ozil
  • David Ospina
  • Theo Walcott
  • Nacho Monreal
  • Shkodran Mustafi
  • Danny Welbeck
  • Hector Bellerin
  • Granit Xhaka
  • Francis Coquelin
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  • 34
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  • Raheem Sterling
  • Sergio Aguero
  • Willy Caballero
  • Jesus Navas
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Leroy Sane
  • David Silva
  • Gael Clichy
  • John Stones
  • Fernandinho
  • Nicolas Otamendi
Substitutions
Substitutions
  • Kieran Gibbs
  • Gabriel
  • Olivier Giroud
  • Alex Iwobi
  • Emiliano Martinez
  • Mohamed Elneny
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles
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  • Claudio Bravo
  • Vincent Kompany
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Nolito
  • Aleksandar Kolarov
  • Fabian Delph
  • Yaya Toure

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