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  • Date:29 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Emirates Stadium
  • Attendance:60,060
  • Flamini (52)
  • Silva (17)
Goal!

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92:18 +2.18

Alvaro Negredo takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

91:27 +1.27

Luis Fernandinho takes a shot and cleared the bar.

91:03 +1.03

Shot by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain went wide right of the target.

91:01 +1.01

Clearance by Vincent Kompany.

90:58 +0.58

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

90:35 +0.35

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna.

89:57

A cross is delivered by Kieran Gibbs.

88:35

Francisco Javi Garcia shown a yellow card.

88:30

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Francisco Javi Garcia results in a free kick.

88:25

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain restarts play with the free kick.

88:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Milner on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

86:36

Free kick taken by James Milner.

85:44

Tomas Rosicky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Silva.

84:22

Yaya Sanogo joins the action as a substitute, replacing Olivier Giroud.

84:06

Edin Dzeko leaves the field to be replaced by Alvaro Negredo.

83:29

Free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.

82:43

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

80:54

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna.

80:34

Martin Demichelis manages to make a clearance.

80:07

Francisco Javi Garcia is brought on as a substitute for Samir Nasri.

79:35

James Milner concedes a free kick for a foul on Bacary Sagna.

78:13

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is brought on as a substitute for Lukas Podolski.

77:38

Shot by Olivier Giroud went wide of the right-hand upright.

76:53

Free kick taken by David Silva.

76:39

Per Mertesacker concedes a free kick for a foul on David Silva.

74:52

Header by Yaya Toure misses left.

74:27

Edin Dzeko takes a shot. Blocked by Mikel Arteta.

74:23

Yaya Toure takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny fumbles the ball.

73:03

Unfair challenge on David Silva by Mathieu Flamini results in a free kick.

71:31

Header by Olivier Giroud goes to the left of the goal.

70:55

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gael Clichy on Santi Cazorla.

70:31

Corner taken by James Milner.

70:00

Free kick taken by Yaya Toure.

69:44

Mikel Arteta challenges Samir Nasri unfairly and gives away a free kick.

69:12

The ball is crossed by Mikel Arteta.

68:12

James Milner challenges Kieran Gibbs unfairly and gives away a free kick.

68:10

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

67:35

Samir Nasri crosses the ball.

65:51

Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the right by-line.

63:59

James Milner replaces Gonzalez Jesus Navas.

62:32

Luis Fernandinho takes a fantastic shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.

62:27

Clearance by Per Mertesacker.

62:26

Centre by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.

61:48

David Silva takes a shot. Per Mertesacker gets a block in.

60:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gonzalez Jesus Navas by Lukas Podolski.

59:39

Lukas Podolski takes a shot. Joe Hart parries the effort to safety.

59:26

Kieran Gibbs produces a cross.

57:49

Luis Fernandinho gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta.

56:56

The ball is sent over by Bacary Sagna.

56:08

Clearance made by Per Mertesacker.

55:40

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker by Edin Dzeko.

55:34

David Silva takes the free kick.

54:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gonzalez Jesus Navas by Lukas Podolski.

52:09

Mathieu Flamini scores with a left foot finish. Arsenal 1-1 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Lukas Podolski.

51:38

Shot by Santi Cazorla.

51:11

Clearance by Wojciech Szczesny.

49:54

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

46:15

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

The referee gets the second half underway.

45:45

The ball is swung over by Kieran Gibbs.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

45:43 +0.43

Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

45:12 +0.12

David Silva receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

44:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Silva on Mikel Arteta.

42:36

Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

41:45

Booking for Tomas Rosicky for unsporting behaviour.

41:12

Unfair challenge on Gael Clichy by Tomas Rosicky results in a free kick.

38:16

Per Mertesacker makes a clearance.

35:53

Joe Hart takes the free kick.

35:10

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

33:34

Clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

32:55

Vincent Kompany receives a yellow card.

30:08

Yaya Toure concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky.

29:59

Clearance by Mikel Arteta.

29:26

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny safely holds on.

27:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky by Samir Nasri.

27:28

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Silva.

26:49

Luis Fernandinho takes a shot. Blocked by Mikel Arteta.

23:59

Bacary Sagna crosses the ball.

21:50

Olivier Giroud has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

21:44

Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

20:57

Martin Demichelis manages to make a clearance.

20:07

Corner taken short by David Silva.

17:35

Edin Dzeko takes a shot and bounces off the post.

16:45

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Mathieu Flamini gets a block in.

13:15

The ball is delivered by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.

10:20

Clearance made by Luis Fernandinho.

9:45

Gonzalez Jesus Navas has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

9:19

Yaya Toure takes the free kick.

9:06

Tomas Rosicky challenges Luis Fernandinho unfairly and gives away a free kick.

8:58

Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance.

6:07

Clearance by Per Mertesacker.

3:53

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line.

3:00

Gael Clichy manages to make a clearance.

2:59

Bacary Sagna crosses the ball.

2:14

Clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

0:56

Gonzalez Jesus Navas crosses the ball.

0:20

Martin Demichelis makes a clearance.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

Match Preview

Gunners can win title - Pellegrini Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini feels Arsenal are still very much part of the Barclays Premier League title race ahead of Saturday evening's clash between the two sides. The Gunners' challenge has suffered major setbacks in their last two matches. They were thrashed 6-0 at Chelsea on Saturday and were then held to a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium by Swansea on Tuesday. Ahead of the game on Saturday, they are fourth in the table with 63 points from 31 games. Their third-placed visitors are three points better off with 66 and have two games in hand over them - as well as over second-placed Liverpool, who are on 68 points, and leaders Chelsea on 69. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has stressed he and his players have not given up on the title. And when asked at his pre-match press conference on Friday about Wenger's men, Pellegrini said: "I think Arsenal have a chance of winning the title. "Maybe they didn't play well or have the results they needed in the last two matches. "But I think that all the teams will drop points also from now until the end of the season, so I continue thinking that Arsenal have a lot of chances to fight for the title." In contrast to Arsenal, City head into Saturday's 5.30pm encounter in formidable form. On the same days as the Gunners' meetings with Chelsea and Swansea, Pellegrini's team beat Fulham 5-0 at home and then won 3-0 at Manchester United. The Chilean manager is keen for his side to keep up their momentum in what he regards as a vital match for their run-in. But he certainly does not expect victory on Saturday to come easily, and has also stressed that the fixture is not the be-all and end-all for City's title push. "It was a very good start to the week, and we hope we finish in the same way," Pellegrini said. "It is always important for this club, the players and the fans to win the derby against United and we did it. "Now we must continue by trying to win the next match and continue fighting for the title. "This is a big game because it is against a team that is fighting for the title also. "But it is not the last match and not the match that will decide the title. It is a huge step for continuing in the way we are going so far. "Maybe Arsenal did not have a good week but they continue being a very good team. "They are playing at home, they have very good players and I am sure that we will need to do a very good game if we want to win." Manchester City have playmaker David Silva available but will once again be without striker Sergio Aguero. Beating City would boost Arsenal's title hopes, and also put some distance back between themselves and fifth-placed Everton, who are six points behind and with a match in hand ahead of their showdown at Goodison Park next weekend. "If people say that Everton can catch us, that means we can catch the teams above us as well because they play against each other," said Wenger. "The next game is of massive importance because it is Man City and they fight at the top. "They are the favourites with Chelsea and Liverpool, but when you play one of the favourites, you have an opportunity to shorten the distance with them." Wenger added: "Let's not forget we are in an important race in the Premier League, we are in the semi-final of the FA Cup, so it is at the moment not as doom and gloom as everybody paints the situation. "We want to finish first in the league and everything else, the other priorities are still there. "You want to be in the Champions League of course, but it is never good enough to be anything other than first and you hope always you are the best. "If you ask any team, and they have to be in the top four (so) you cannot say as well it is a shame, but you want to be first - you do not work day and night to be second."

Formation:4231Manager: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal

Formation: 4231Manager: Manuel Pellegrini

Man City

  • Wojciech Szczesny
  • Bacary Sagna
  • Per Mertesacker
  • Thomas Vermaelen
  • Kieran Gibbs
  • Mikel Arteta
  • Mathieu Flamini
  • Tomas Rosicky
  • Santi Cazorla
  • Lukas Podolski
  • Olivier Giroud
  • SUBS
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Lukasz Fabianski
  • Yaya Sanogo
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • Kim Kallstrom
  • Hector Bellerin
  • Serge Gnabry

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWLWLD
  • Arsenal
  • VS
  • Man City
  • LDWWWW

Last Meetings

  • Man City
  • 6 - 3
  • Arsenal
  • 14/12/2013
  • Arsenal
  • 0 - 2
  • Man City
  • 13/01/2013
  • Man City
  • 1 - 1
  • Arsenal
  • 23/09/2012
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 0
  • Man City
  • 08/04/2012
  • Man City
  • 1 - 0
  • Arsenal
  • 18/12/2011
  • Arsenal
  • 0 - 0
  • Man City
  • 05/01/2011

Top Scorers

Arsenal

  • O Giroud 12
  • A Ramsey 8
  • T Walcott 5
  • L Podolski 4
  • SG Cazorla 4
  • M Ozil 4
  • J Wilshere 3
  • T Rosicky 2
  • P Mertesacker 2
  • N Bendtner 2
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 2
  • B Sagna 1
  • M Flamini 1
  • L Koscielny 1
  • S Gnabry 1

Man City

  • SL Aguero 15
  • Y Toure 12
  • E Dzeko 10
  • AS Negredo 9
  • DJ Silva 5
  • LR Fernandinho 4
  • G Jesus Navas 4
  • S Nasri 4
  • V Kompany 3
  • MG Demichelis 1
  • J Milner 1
  • A Kolarov 1
  • S Jovetic 1

Goals

Arsenal

    • Total goals 91
    • Goals per game 55
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Man City

    • Total goals 115
    • Goals per game 79
  • 7 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 10 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 12 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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