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Arsenal’s Woes Continue As They Suffer Another Defeat To Manchester City





After losing to Everton and drawing against Southampton, Arsenal suffered yet another defeat against Manchester City in the Carabao cup competition.

The Gunners have been eliminated from the competition in the quarter-finals, after they were beaten 4-1. This was yet another bitter pill to swallow, as Mike Arteta’s men have not won any of their last ten matches and are sitting very close to relegation on the Premier League Standings.

Mike Arteta has had a season of struggles, Frustrations and disappointments with his players because each match played edges them closer to the end of the season.


Manchester City were dominant throughout the ninety minutes of the match, maintaining ball possession and creating most chances. Gabriel Jesus wasted no time to put City in front as he headed home as early as the second minute from Zinchenko’s clear cross. After some minutes of good play, Alexandre Lacazette leveled for Arsenal with a beautiful header in the 32nd minutes. Their was still hope for his side at that time. After a good halftime play, City came back fierce in the second half, as Riyad Mahrez put them again on front with a powerful freekick, too strong for Arsenal’s goalkeeper. It was pammed into his own net.

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Four minutes later, City widened the scoreline, as Phil Foden put the ball in the back of the net from Fernandinho’s through pass. It was a thrilling finish.

After ten minutes of no goals scored, Laporte destroyed all Arsenal’s hopes in the 73rd minute with an header that went straight in the net, diminishing the Gunners chances of ever recovering in that match. At the end of ninety minutes, Man City moved to the next stage of the Carabao cup with a 4-1 win over struggling Gunners. Arsenal currently sits 15th on the Premier league table, very close to relegation, after series of draws and losses.

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Gunners need to find their feet as soon as possible because jobs and wages are on the line. They must strive to move away from the bottom half of the table because I don’t think the top four spots are open to them.

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