Manchester City hosted Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium as they played their third game of the season. It was another huge success for Guardiola’s side as they climed to number one spot on the English Premier League table for the moment after their third Premier League match of the season.
Reviewing their previous league fixtures, City succumbed Norwich 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium as they claimed their first win of the season. The Pep Guardiola side were completely in charge against Norwich City. Arsenal continued their loosing streak as they lost their second game to Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, Arteta’s side, again encountered their second defeat of the season.
On Saturday, Manchester City had their lead in the commencing minutes of the first half after Ilkay Gundogan swapped into the net from Gabriel Jesus’ pass. Jesus gave two assists as Manchester City bullied Norwich 5-0 last week. He gave his third assist of the season. Ferran Torres increased their lead to 2-0 barely not less than 30 minutes after Gundogan scored the first goal.
Arsenal proved tough to get back into the game in the first period of the match but kept trailing. They reduced down to ten men as Granit Xhaka received straight red card after a heavy challenge against Joao Cancelo. Gabriel Jesus tripled the lead for Manchester City just a few minutes before the break, through Jack Grealish’s assist.
Manchester City in the second half continue their dominance as they kept striving for more goals. Rodri increased their lead to 4-0 with few minutes left in the first half after he leveled home from a Ferran Torres assist. Torres added one to make it 5-0 for Manchester City with just few minutes to the end of the match. The meeting against Mancity marks Mikel Arteta’s side their third defeat in their third Premier League game for this reason.
After Manchester City molding of Arsenal 5-0, they elevated above Chelsea and Liverpool to the top of the English Premier League table pending when. Tottenham play. As Tottenham Hotspur claimed to top position after defeating Wolves 1-0.
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