City midfielder has a huge chance to shine against Arsenal

Rex Christensen
August 13, 2018

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Manchester City have only won two of their last nine visits to the Emirates, one of those wins though was last season's 3-0 victory where the Citizens were three goals ahead in the first 33 minutes.

Sergio Aguero passed up a hugely presentable chance just before Silva put the result beyond any doubt with 64 minutes gone with a thunderous strike from a Benjamin Mendy cutback, as the Unai Emery era at Arsenal ended in disappointing fashion.

Arsenal were handed a hard start to the season when they hosted Manchester City on the opening weekend of the Premier League campaign.

Crucial to this game's outcome is how Emery approaches his first game.

"When you play against a team of City's quality and confidence it is always going to be hard", said Cech.

"In the first half, we weren't as good as City and 1-0, for us, means we had to try and change in the second half". Their defence will be even stronger this season too, especially after the World Cup campaign's Kyle Walker and John Stones had.

'The important thing is to be ourselves.

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Emery backed his striker when asked if he thought the Laval-born attacker with pace to burn could finish with the Golden Boot as the highest scorer in the top flight at the end of this season. But he suggested the early signs were promising.

"I can not ask them if they are still hungry because they will say "yes boss I am hungry", he said.

I fancy Arsenal to make a fast start, but for City to eventually overcome them.

"What I saw in the last training sessions and Chelsea and Arsenal games is we are still there".

"We spoke about trying to be what we were". This is a side full of talent, but also one with outstanding tactical acumen and game-management abilities.

"We are happy. It was a fantastic win for us". He made 40 appearances in all competitions and managed to register an impressive 10 goals and 14 assists. Unfortunately, we lacked invention to find the killer pass.

"He gives us extra energy that helps us".

The World Cup victor took straight to Twitter when the club's official account reported the comments replying, "Oops".

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