Arsenal Vs Mancheseter City Predicted Lineups, Team News, Live Stream, And Match Details

Mikel Arteta’s & co. will welcome league leaders Mancheseter City to the Emirates stadium in the Premier League matchday 21st of the season on January 1st 2022.

The Gunners who faced plenty of criticism in the opening months of the 2021/22 campaign, delivered a positive results in their last couples of week to ended 2021 in top-four spot.

The north London club have won each of their last five matches in all competitions, including four straight Premier League victories over Southampton, West Ham, Leeds United and Norwich City.

Mikel Arteta’s side have actually scored 14 times in their last three matches, having thumped Sunderland 5-1 in the EFL Cup on December 21 before putting five goals past Norwich in the league on Boxing Day.

The Gunners had been due to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers in the league on December 28, but the match had to be postponed due to coronavirus issues in the Wolves camp. Nevertheless, the North London club have still played 19 Premier League matches during the 2021-22 campaign.

A record of 11 wins, two draws and six defeats has brought them 35 points, which is enough for fourth position, four points clear of fifth-placed West Ham, but Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United will also both believe that they are firmly in the top-four race at this stage of the campaign.

Mancheseter City, on the other hand, enter this weekend’s contest off the back of a 1-0 win over Brentford on Wednesday night, with Phil Foden scoring the only goal of the contest against Thomas Frank’s side.

The Citizens have now been victorious in each of their last 10 league matches, which has seen them rise to the top of the table, collecting 50 points from their opening 20 matches of the 2021-22 campaign.

Pep Guardiola’s side are eight points clear of second-placed Chelsea and nine clear of third-placed Liverpool, and second will welcome third in the league on Sunday, so Man City could be even further clear at the summit heading into the next set of fixtures in England’s top flight.

City on the other hand, have won 11 of their last 12 matches against Arsenal in all competitions, including a 5-0 victory in the reverse match at the Etihad Stadium earlier this season, while they have not lost against the Gunners in the Premier League since December 2015.

Arsenal Team News And Tactics

Ahead of mouthwatering clash against Mancheseter City, Arsenal have received huge blow, with head coach Mikel Arteta set to miss the clash after testing positive for coronavirus.

Sead Kolasinac continue recovering from his horrible tackle injury while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is still not involved with the first team at the Emirates Stadium.

Takehiro Tomiyasu, Calum Chambers and Cedric Soares are also out following positive coronavirus tests, so Ben White could again feature at right-back for the Gunners when face Mancheseter City at Emirates stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal possible starting lineup:
Ramsdale; White, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Xhaka, Partey; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Lacazette

As for Mancheseter City, Kyle Walker, Rodri and John Stones were all absent against Brentford due to a lack of fitness, and it is unclear whether the trio will be considered for selection here.

Man City possible starting lineup:
Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Ake; B Silva, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Sterling, Foden, Mahrez

Date, kick-off time and venue

Arsenal vs Manchester City is scheduled for a 12:30pm GMT kick-off on Saturday, January 1, 2022.

The match will be played Emirates Stadium.

Where to watch Arsenal vs Man City

TV channel: The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.

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