• This match pits the two most clinical teams in the Barclays Premier League with Man City scoring with 20.6% of their shots and Arsenal 18.9%.
  • Arsenal have scored more goals than any other team away at Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League era (28).
  • No team has won more Barclays Premier League games against Manchester City than Arsenal (21 along with Chelsea) or won more often on City’s own ground (10 along with Chelsea).
  • There have been six red cards in the last six Premier League meetings between Man City (4) and Arsenal (2).
  • There have been just seven goals scored in the last six meetings in all competitions between Arsenal and Man City.
  • Only two of the last eight meetings between City and Arsenal in all competitions have ended as home wins (HW2, D3, AW3).
  • The last time Arsenal won at the Etihad Stadium, Samir Nasri was playing for Arsenal and netted the opening goal (October 2010).
  • Manchester City have conceded the highest percentage of second half goals in this season’s Premier League (73%).
  • Man City have the best home attack (29 goals) and the best home defence (2 conceded), while Arsenal have the joint-best away attack (14 scored) and the best away defence (5 shipped).
  • Manchester City have scored in 57 consecutive home games in the Premier League. This run started after three games at the Etihad without scoring for the Citizens, the first of which was a 0-3 defeat to Arsenal.