Arsenal and Man City will face off in a big clash in the Emirates on Wednesday night in a match that could have a big impact on the Premier League title race.
Mikel Arteta’s side have had a great season so far and are now leading City by three goals. If the Gunners win tonight, they can finally widen his gap to the defending champion by nine points, and with 16 games left, end a 19-year league wait for his crown. .
The North London club, who drew 1-1 in their last match against Brentford, lost two points due to a VAR misjudgment.
Due to the big clash, Mikel Arteta made two changes on his side. Takehiro Tomiyasu and Jorginho have joined the starting lineup, replacing Ben White and Thomas Party.
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Is Tomiyasu in the back? Jacka in the middle?Tsubasa no Saka
??Ready for the big night on the N5! pic.twitter.com/xRDFfH8AKv
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) February 15, 2023
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As for Man City, a victory for Pep Guardiola’s team would put them back at the top of the league and in a better position to retain the crown. The result also means Manchester United will be in the race again, re-emphasizing the magnitude of the match.
The Manchester club, who had beaten Aston Villa 3-1 at the weekend, were forced to fall back when Erling Haaland was sidelined with an injury.
The Norwegian striker is part of City’s squad tonight, with Guardiola making one change from his side against Villa, with Aymeric Laporte replaced by Nathan Eyck.
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XI | Ederson, Walker, Diaz, Ake, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Gundogan (C), Bernardo, Mahrez, Grealish, Haaland
Subs | Ortega Moreno, Phillips, Laporte, Alvarez, Gomez, Akanji, Foden, Palmer, Luis #Mancity | @HaysWorldwide pic.twitter.com/OXcHAYKOeE
— Manchester City (@ManCity) February 15, 2023