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Premier League (EPL) 23 Sep 2012 Manchester City 1 – Arsenal FC 1
Club Friendlies (FR) 27 Jul 2012 Arsenal FC 0 – Manchester City 2
Premier League (EPL) 8 Apr 2012 Arsenal FC 1 – Manchester City 0
Premier League (EPL) 18 Dec 2011 Manchester City 1 – Arsenal FC 0
Capital One Cup (CCUP) 29 Nov 2011 Arsenal FC 0 – Manchester City 1
Manchester City have failed to score in each of their last five Premier League visits to the Emirates Stadium.
There have been just five goals scored in the last five meetings in all competitions between Arsenal and City.
City have conceded a higher proportion of goals from outside the box than any other team in the Premier League (26%).
Roberto Mancini’s side have conceded 58% of their goals from set plays, a divisional high, one of which was Koscielny’s equalizer in this seasons 1-1 draw which came from a corner.
Man City have allowed the opposition just 56 shots on target against them this season, the fewest in the top flight.
Arsenal players have made 12 individual errors leading directly to goals this season, more than any other team.
There have been four red cards in the last five Premier League meetings between Arsenal and Manchester City, and this season the Gunners have earned just 17 yellow cards and one red in 20 league games, the fewest cards in the top flight.
Arsenal have missed their last three penalties taken against Manchester City, starting with the infamous Pires/Henry mix up at Highbury.
Arsenal 1 Manchester City 1
Note: Stats from opta/Uk Eurosport