He Arsenal emerged victorious from the great duel of the eighth day of the Premier League against Manchester City (1-0)this Sunday in the Emirates Stadium in Londonwhich leaves the 'Gunners' in the second positionbut with the same points as the Tottenham, leader of the championship.
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This victory It is the first of the North London team over the 'Citizens' in the Premier League... since the end of 2015!. It is also the first time since 2018 that Manchester City has lost two consecutive matches in the championshipafter the defeat last weekend against Wolverhampton (2-1).
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In a game with hardly any clear chances, A shot by Gabriel Martinelli, the third on goal in the entire match, hit Nathan Akédiverting its trajectory and leaving no shortcut options to the citizen goalkeeper Ederson.
He Arsenal thus saw their commitment to prudence throughout the match rewardedmarking the difference with the changes introduced by Mikel Arteta In the second half.
Thomas Partey and Kai Havertzwho came in as reinforcements for the last quarter of an hour of the game, They combined before the German assisted Martinelliwho also started the game from the bench.
With 20 points, Arsenal occupies second position, tied with leader Tottenhamwhich has a better goal difference. City remains in third position with 18 unitsone more than the Liverpool (4th).
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