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Arsenal vs Manchester City Premier League Live Football Score 21 Feb 2021

Arsenal vs Manchester City Premier League Live Football Score 21 Feb 2021

 

TEAM NEWS

Arsenal vs Man City is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event from 4.15pm; Kick-off 4.30pm. Sky Sports customers can watch in-game clips in the live match blog on the Sky Sports website and app. Highlights will also be published on the Sky Sports digital platforms and the Sky Sports Football YouTube channel shortly after the final whistle.

Kieran Tierney could start after returning from a month-long injury as a substitute during that game, but Thomas Partey remains a fitness doubt.

Manchester City are waiting on free-scoring midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and will assess the Germany international before heading to London.

Opta stats

  • Arsenal have lost their last seven league games against Man City – the Gunners have only ever lost more consecutively against Leeds (8 between 1973-1976).
  • Since losing 1-2 at the Emirates in December 2015, Man City are unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League meetings with Arsenal, scoring at least twice in nine of those games.
  • Arsenal have failed to score in their last three home league games against Man City, losing each time. The Gunners have never failed to find the net in four consecutive home league games against an opponent in their history.
  • Manchester City beat Arsenal 4-1 at the Emirates earlier this season in a League Cup tie – only two teams have ever won away at the Gunners twice in the same season; Nottingham Forest in 1987-88 and Aston Villa in 1993-94.
  • Arsenal have won just three of their last 18 Premier League games against the side starting the day of the game in top spot (W3 D4 L11), winning last time out against Liverpool in July 2020 (2-1). They last won consecutive such games in August 2007, when the second win in that run came at home to Man City (1-0).
  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home Premier League games (W3 D3), after losing each of the previous four such matches – the Gunners have scored 3+ goals in each victory in this run, while they have kept a clean sheet in three of the last four.

MATCH FACTS

Head-to-head

  • Manchester City are unbeaten in the past 10 Premier League meetings, scoring at least twice in nine of those games.
  • Arsenal have lost seven successive league matches against City, failing to score in their last three at home.
  • The Gunners could fail to score in four consecutive home league games against the same opponent for the first time in their history.

Arsenal

  • Arsenal’s win against Leeds last time out was a first in four Premier League fixtures.
  • The Gunners are unbeaten in six league games at home (W3, D3).
  • Arsenal’s four home defeats in 2020-21 equals their highest number of losses at the Emirates Stadium in a season.
  • They have won just three of their past 18 top-flight matches against the league leaders (D4, L11).
  • However, Arsenal’s triumph against Liverpool in July means they can win consecutive games versus the team top of the table for the first time since 2007, when the second fixture was also against Manchester City.
  • Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang’s hat-trick versus Leeds means he has scored 201 goals in 369 top-flight matches.

Manchester City

  • Manchester City are the first top-flight team to win their opening 10 matches of a calendar year.
  • Victory against Everton extended their record run to 17 matches in all competitions, 12 of them in the league.
  • They are unbeaten in 24 competitive games since a 2-0 defeat by Tottenham in November.
  • The loss versus Spurs was the last time they trailed in any Premier League fixture.
  • City can equal the club record of 11 successive away victories in all competitions, set from May to November 2017.
  • They have kept 22 clean sheets, more than any other team in the top five European leagues or top four divisions in England.
  • Ilkay Gundogan is Manchester City’s leading scorer in the Premier League, with his 11 goals all coming in his last 12 appearances.

 

 

 

 

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