Netease Sports reported on October 18:
Beijing time at 0:30 on October 18th, 2020/21 season
In the history of the Premier League, the two sides have a record of 46 clashes, with Manchester City having 13 wins, 10 draws and 23 losses. Despite the disadvantages in the past experience of the two teams, Manchester City maintained a complete victory in the five Premier League encounters between the two teams, blasting 14 goals and conceding only one goal. Manchester City have been in poor form recently. After their away 1-1 draw with Leeds United in the last round, they have not won two consecutive rounds. In contrast, Arsenal performed better. The Gunners had a record of 3 wins and 1 loss in the 4 rounds before the start of the new season. The only defeat came in the 3rd round of the away challenge.
In this campaign, Manchester City, Aguero came back to lead the start, Sterling and Mahrez made their appearances, and De Bruyne was absent due to injury. For Arsenal, William, Aubameyang, and Pepe formed a striker trio, and Leno guarded the gate. Less than one minute after the opening, Manchester City, who was sitting on the home court, took the lead. Sterling received a pass from his teammate on the right side of the penalty area and knocked back. Mahrez followed up with his left foot and shot wide. In the 7th minute, Sterling crossed diagonally to the right of the penalty area. Mahrez made a false move to deceive the defensive player and then passed the ball. Aguero header was high. In the 16th minute, Sterling's long-range shot outside the restricted area was blocked.
在这场运动中，曼彻斯特城，阿奎罗（Aguero）重返首发，斯特林（Sterling）和马赫雷斯（Mahrez）出场，而德布鲁因受伤缺席。对于阿森纳，威廉，奥巴梅扬和佩佩章鱼直播组成了前锋三人组，而莱诺则守卫着大门。开幕后不到一分钟，坐在主场上的曼彻斯特市率先取得领先。斯特林在禁区右侧收到队友的传球，然后被击倒。 Mahrez的左脚跟进并开阔射门。在第7分钟，斯特林对角线向禁区右侧斜过。 Mahrez做出了错误的举动，欺骗了防守球员，然后将球传了出去。阿奎罗头球很高。在第16分钟，斯特林在禁区外的远射被挡出。
After 1 minute, Saka dribbled the ball on the left and two people hit the penalty area with a small angle left foot rubbing shot and Edson's palm shot out of the baseline. Subsequently, Arsenal took a corner kick and the players from both sides competed for the top in the penalty area. Tierney's long-range shot was blocked. William got the ball from the right and Pepe shook his head and missed the baseline.
In the 27th minute, Foden made an oblique pass from the middle of the front court. Mahrez took the ball to the right side of the penalty area and made a strong shot. The ball was blocked by Leno and then returned to Mahrez. The latter shot again. It was blocked by Leno. In the 35th minute, Arsenal made a mistake in the backcourt and Foden took a volley from the left side of the penalty area and was blocked by Leno.
In the 40th minute, Aubameyang went straight, Saka hit the goal single-handedly on the left side of the penalty area, and Edson held the ball out of the crossbar with both hands. 1 minute later, Pepe sent a wonderful pass, and Aubameyang's right footed shot from the right side of the penalty area was again resolved by Edson. At the end of the first half, Manchester City temporarily led Arsenal 1-0.
In the second half, the two sides changed sides to fight again. In the 46th minute, Aubameyang made a pass from the left, and Pepe inserted a header and was confiscated by Edson. In the 55th minute, Aguero scored the ball, and Mahrez took the ball on the right side of the frontcourt and took two steps horizontally. After a sudden kick, Leno got the shot. In the 65th minute, Manchester City took the lead in personnel adjustments and Gundogan replaced Aguero. In the 67th minute, Saka ran a long distance with the ball and came to the front of the penalty area and was brought to the ground by Dias. The latter was warned by a yellow card and Arsenal also received a free kick. David Luiz took the penalty and hit with his right foot. The door hits high.
In the 69th minute, Lacazette replaced William. In the 76th minute, Cancelo continued dribbling from the right, buckled Tierney and dribbled to the right side of the penalty area. Then he swept the goal and David Luiz stretched his leg to clear the siege and almost made an own own. In the 81st minute, Walker knocked down Aubameyang in defense. Arsenal got a free kick near the top of the arc. Pepe took the penalty and hit the goal with his right foot. The ball bypassed the wall and missed the baseline. Subsequently, Arsenal changed two people, Pepe and Xhaka were replaced by Enkatia and Thomas. At the end of the game, Manchester City beat Arsenal 1-0.
Both sides' lineup:
Arsenal (3-4-3): 1-lionel / David Lewis, 6-gabriel, 3-tierney / 2-bellelin, 8-sebalios, 34 zaca (82'thomas), 7-saca / 19-pepe (82'enkaitia), 14 obamayan, 12 William
阿森纳（3-4-3）：1-里奥内尔/大卫·刘易斯，6-加百利，3-tierney / 2-bellelin，8-sebalios，34扎卡（82'托马斯），7-saca / 19-pepe（82' enkaitia），14奥巴马，12威廉