Manchester City Takes the Lead in Epic Derby Against Arsenal in English Premier League

Manchester City put on a dominant performance against Arsenal in Match Day 33 of the English Premier League, scoring four goals to Arsenal’s one. K._De_Bruyne opened the scoring for Manchester City at the 7 minute mark (1:0), and J._Stones added a second goal for Manchester City just before half time (2:0). K._De_Bruyne then scored his second of the match at 54 minutes to make it 3-0. Late on, R._Holding pulled one back for Arsenal in the 86th minute (3:1), but E._Haaland scored late in stoppage time to seal a 4-1 victory for Manchester City.


Manchester City

Ederson (rating 6.3)
Kyle Walker (rating 6.6)
John Stones (rating 7.2)
Rúben Dias (rating 6.3)
Manuel Akanji (rating 6.6)
Kevin De Bruyne (rating 9.2)
Rodri (rating 6.3)
İlkay Gündoğan (rating 7.2)
Bernardo Silva (rating 6.6)
Erling Haaland (rating 8.6)
Jack Grealish (rating 7.3)


Aaron Ramsdale (rating 6.7)
Benjamin White (rating 5.6)
Rob Holding (rating 6.9)
Gabriel Magalhães (rating 5.9)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (rating 6.2)
Martin Ødegaard (rating 6.7)
Thomas Partey (rating 6.6)
Granit Xhaka (rating 6.9)
Bukayo Saka (rating 6.7)
Gabriel Jesus (rating 6.3)
Gabriel Martinelli (rating 6.7)


Manchester City

R. Mahrez (I. Gundogan, 72)
J. Alvarez (K. De Bruyne, 80)
P. Foden (J. Grealish, 87)


L. Trossard (G. Martinelli, 60)
Jorginho (G. Xhaka, 60)
E. Smith Rowe (M. Odegaard, 71)
R. Nelson (B. Saka, 80)
E. Nketiah (G. Jesus, 80)

Ball possession:

The game between Manchester City and Arsenal was an exciting one, with both teams eager to take the win. Manchester City had a slight edge in terms of ball possession, with 52% compared to Arsenal’s 48%. When it came to shots on target, Manchester City had 14 while Arsenal had 8. In terms of shots on goal, Manchester City made 9 while Arsenal only managed 2. Erling Haaland was the most active in terms of the number of shots he attempted while Rob Holding was best in hits on goal for Arsenal. In the end, however, neither team could find a way through and it ended as a goalless draw.


Rúben Dias had the highest pass accuracy of 80% out of the four players mentioned, with 78 total passes. Rob Holding from Arsenal was close behind with a 91% pass accuracy and 80 total passes. Jack Grealish from Manchester City led in key passes, having 4 compared to Oleksandr Zinchenko’s 1 from Arsenal. These numbers show that all four players have strong passing abilities, but Grealish provides more offensive options as he created more chances for his teammates to score.


Manchester City and Arsenal are two of the top teams in the Premier League. This season, Manchester City has been leading the way when it comes to interceptions, with 10 total interceptions so far. Kyle Walker leads the team with four interceptions, followed closely by Rodri who has one. On the other hand, Arsenal have only managed to secure 5 interceptions in total this season. Jorginho is their interception leader with two followed by Benjamin White who has one interception. It will be interesting to see how these numbers change as we move into the second half of the season for both teams.


Erling Haaland of Manchester City and Thomas Partey of Arsenal are the top contenders when it comes to face-to-face fights for ball. Haaland takes the lead with 7 fights while Partey follows closely behind with 8. These two players are sure to be an exciting matchup on the field, as they battle it out for possession. With their determination and skill, these two players will surely make an impact in any game they play in.


    Yellow cards:

  • R. Dias (Manchester City) at 45 minute
  • J. Grealish (Manchester City) at 75 minute
  • Rodri (Manchester City) at 88 minute
  • T. Partey (Arsenal) at 76 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Manchester City – WWWWW
    • Arsenal – LDDDW

    Top 5 English Premier League scorers:

    1. Erling Haaland (33, Manchester City)
    2. Harry Kane (24, Tottenham)
    3. Ivan Toney (19, Brentford)
    4. Mohamed Salah (16, Liverpool)
    5. Marcus Rashford (15, Manchester United)

    Next games:

    • Manchester City will play with Fulham. April 30 at 13:00 (UTC), on Craven Cottage.
    • Arsenal will play with Chelsea. May 02 at 19:00 (UTC), on Emirates Stadium.
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