The fight for the Champions League places is still ongoing in the Premier League despite Manchester United’s 1 – 1 draw against Leicester City at Old Trafford on Sunday. Manchester City blew up a chance to increase their lead over United as they lost 4 – 2 at Southampton.
It will be a very important week for Manuel Pellegrini’s Man City as they face two top sides in Real Madrid and Arsenal. Both the fixtures are quite crucial for the Citizens as the success of their campaign depends on them.
Arsenal picked up a narrow victory in their last Premier League outing. They defeated relegation-battlers Norwich courtesy of the solitary goal scored by the second-half substitute Danny Welbeck. There was a very vocal unrest at the Emirates as the majority of Arsenal supporters are calling for a managerial change at the end of the season.
The Gunners defeated Manchester City in their first meeting of this season. Arsenal won 2 – 1 at the Emirates in December 2015 thanks to goals from Walcott and Giroud. This season’s Champions League semi-finalists, the Manchester Blues haven’t beaten the North Londoners in their last five clashes in all competitions.
Manchester City have a slightly better than their opponents on Sunday. City have won four and drawn one of their last six games in the Premier League while Arsene Wenger’s men have picked up 12 points from of a possible 18 after winning three and drawing three.
It will be a very exciting game as the fate of many challengers for the fourth spot depends on it.
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