- Arsenal beat Manchester City 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday
- Becomes joint top of the Premier League table with Tottenham Hotspur.
Gabriel Martinelli scored the only goal of the game in the 87th minute, tapping home from close range after Bukayo Saka’s cross had been deflected into his path.
The result was a major statement of intent from Arsenal, who had not beaten City in the league since 2015. It also showed that they are serious contenders for the title this season.
Arsenal were excellent throughout the game, defending stoutly and creating chances on the counter-attack. City had a little bit more possession and territory, but they struggled to break down the Arsenal defence.
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The Gunners’ victory was also a personal triumph for Mikel Arteta, who has transformed the club since taking over as manager in 2019. He has built a young and talented team that is now challenging for the biggest trophies.
Arsenal’s win over City was one of the most impressive results of the season so far. It showed that they are capable of beating the best teams in the league, and it gave their fans hope that they can finally challenge for the title.