In that match, Manchester City registered a comprehensive 3-0 win at the Emirates stadium. Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus could be joined on the sidelines by Kevin de Bruyne, who pulled out of the Belgium squad last week. The Gunners are the 6.75 underdogs in the betting, with their winless run against City in the Premier League expected to continue this weekend. However, they did win the most recent meeting in the semi-finals of the FA Cup last season and could now win back-to-back games against City for the first time in five years. Arsenal go into the contest having won eight of their last 12 Premier League outings - as many victories as they had achieved in their previous 28 top-flight games. GOOD LUCK ! As always, feel free to post your own starting XI and/or score predictions in the comments section. Guardiola's side have seen their air of invincibility slip and their record of one win, one draw and one defeat from three games this term makes for their worst start to a campaign since 2010-11. Similarly, Leroy Sane is also available after damaging his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Odds H 1-2 A 6-1 D 4-1. It remains to be seen if Mikel Arteta manages to tactically outsmart his former mentor. Sergio Aguero remains sidelined for City, with the Argentine continuing his recovery from knee surgery. A preview of the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal. City are already playing catch-up after an underwhelming start to the new EPL season.Last season’s runners-up scrambled a 1-1 draw at Marcelo Bielsa’s promoted Leeds a fortnight ago, representing an improvement from a shock 5-2 home thrashing by Leicester. The City manager’s former protege, Mikel Arteta, also has a number of injury worries to contend with. Arsenal weren’t very good at Anfield a few weeks ago, and while this is a similar kind of affair, you can expect them to be better yet still not good enough to take anything. They won 3-0 at the Emirates earlier this season, with Kevin de Bruyne striking twice and Raheem Sterling also netting. Arteta has tightened up his defence though, with new centre-back Gabriel looking good so far. Copyright © 2009-2020 All rights reserved. Arsenal have not lost seven league games in a row against a specific opponent since a run against Ipswich Town stretching from 1974 to 1977, while their winless league run against City stretches back nine games to December 2015 - including four defeats from four at the Etihad in the Guardiola era. Since Arteta took over Arsenal have beaten Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool, the latter of whom they have overcome three times including an EFL Cup triumph at Anfield earlier this month. Arteta is also hopeful that Kieran Tierney will be available, despite being ordered to self-isolate for two weeks from Tuesday after being in close contact with Scotland teammate Stuart Armstrong, who has tested positive for COVID-19. On the other hand, Arsenal have a lot to lose. She's a multi-award winner and thinks it's strange writing about herself in the third person, unless she's playing as herself in The Sims. Bayton Ltd (C41970), is a Maltese registered company registered at Villa Seminia, 8, Sir Temi Zammit Avenue, Ta XBiex XBX1011. The performances of those two players could be very influential to the outcome of this game, although you feel every Arsenal player will have to perform at their maximum if the visitors are to have any chance of upsetting the odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. That has not happened since 1953-54, but there will certainly be more people fancying an away win or draw in this match now than there would have been at the start of the season. Cedric Soares could make his debut but will be wearing a mask after suffering a facial injury. Britain's Got Talent hit by judges' pay row? The last time, Arsenal defeated Manchester City in the Premier League was in 2016 at the home of City. All of the latest live stream info, tips, odds and stats. The next target for Arteta will be to beat one of the established 'big six' away from home in the league, something they have not achieved since their last win at Man City in January 2015 - a dismal run of 28 such matches. City can afford no more slip ups now. However, their solitary defeat this season came at champions Liverpool, when there was a noticeable gulf in class, so at the very least Arteta will be hoping to run Man City much closer this time around. 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A back and forth game that should feature some goals. Watch the Sports Mole Football Shorts prediction for this game below: Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League showdown between Manchester City and Arsenal, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records. Guardiola has a tough task on his hands if he’s to eradicate those problems for this clash, but even with defensive lapses aplenty, City still have the forward players to cause Arsenal problems, injuries permitting. Gabriel Jesus is also a doubt along with Raheem Sterling, who pulled out of the England squad for the international break. Manchester City Premier League form: WLDManchester City form (all competitions): WWLWD, Arsenal Premier League form: WWLWArsenal form (all competitions): WWWLWW. In the first game, Aston Villa host Sheffield United and in the second, reigning champions Manchester City lock horns with Arsenal in a clash of heavyweights. Best Odds: 20/21. 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Can you name the 2008 Champions League final squads? The corresponding number for Arsenal is five. The Blues remain a daunting proposition for any side, even if Leicester made them look amateurish at the back at times the other week. Manchester City and Arsenal contest one of the English Premier League matches of the weekend as they clash at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Manchester City, meanwhile, must put their 5-2 defeat to Leicester City in their most recent home game behind them here. There is still plenty to improve upon, then, but Arteta does appear to have steered Arsenal back onto the right path and the overwhelming feeling around the club at the moment is one of optimism. Manchester City possible starting lineup:Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Mendy; Foden, Rodri, Gundogan; Bernardo, Mahrez, Sterling, Arsenal possible starting lineup:Leno; Bellerin, Luiz, Gabriel, Tierney; Ceballos, Thomas, Saka; Willian, Lacazette, Aubameyang. Source:Matthew Childs/NMC/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Manchester City has almost no hope of defending their title as Liverpool are just a nail away from sealing their first Premier League title. John Stones and Kevin De Bruyne, who were injured in Manchester City's last Premier game, are also back. 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