Man City 6-3 Arsenal Stats and Highlights
Manchester City secured a comprehensive win over Arsenal to move three points behind the Premier League leaders.
Sergio Aguero volleyed City in front before Theo Walcott levelled for Arsenal but Alvaro Negredo restored City’s lead and Fernandino curled in.
Theo Walcott gave the Gunners hope but David Silva turned home and Fernandino got a second before Per Mertesacker headed in a third for Arsenal.
But City got a sixth from Yaya Toure’s penalty after James Milner was fouled.
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Venue: Etihad Stadium
Date: Saturday, 14 December, 2013
Kick off: 12:45 GMT
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1-0 Agüero 14′
1-1 Walcott 31′
2-1 Negredo 39′
3-1 Fernandinho 50′
3-2 Walcott 63′
4-2 Silva 66′
5-2 Fernandinho 87′
5-3 Mertesacker 90+4′
6-3 Toure (pen) 90+5′
Arsenal have only won one of their last six league and cup games against Manchester City, and have failed to score in six of the previous nine meetings in all competitions.
The last six Premier League matches have produced six red cards – four of which were shown to City players.
Their tally of 29 home goals is the most by a top-flight team in their opening seven matches since Tottenham in 1962-63 (also 29).
City have scored in 57 consecutive Premier League home games, a run stretching back to a 0-0 draw with Birmingham in November 2010.
Manuel Pellegrini’s side have lost eight points from winning positions this season – the second highest tally in the top flight behind Sunderland (11).
Sergio Aguero has 18 goals in all competitions this season, including 12 in the Premier League – equalling his league tally last term.
The Gunners have the division’s best away record with 16 points – twice City’s tally on the road.
Arsenal are one point shy of 1300 in the Premier League under Arsene Wenger.
Mesut Ozil has registered four goals and six assists in his 12 Premier League appearances.
However, he has yet to score for Arsenal away from home in league or cup.