Arsenal fans have received some bad news ahead of their crucial match against Manchester City in a few weeks. The referee for the game has been announced as Michael Oliver, and fans are concerned about his past record with Arsenal.
According to statistics, Man City has won the most games in which Oliver was the referee, with 31 out of 40 matches. On the other hand, Arsenal has lost the fourth-most games in the Premier League when Oliver was the referee, with 16 losses out of 43 matches.
This news comes at a crucial time for Arsenal as they are currently leading the Premier League table with 74 points after 31 games. However, they are closely followed by second-placed Manchester City, who have 70 points plus a game in hand.
Arsenal fans believe that Oliver’s appointment could potentially harm their chances of winning against Manchester City. They argue that he has been biased against Arsenal in previous matches and may not be impartial during this crucial game.
However, it is important to note that referees are human and can make mistakes. It is also important to remember that referees are appointed based on their experience and ability to handle high-pressure situations.
Despite this news, Arsenal fans should remain optimistic about their team’s chances of winning against Manchester City. The Gunners have been in excellent form this season and have shown that they can compete with the best teams in the league.
Furthermore, Arsenal has a talented squad of players who can step up and deliver when it matters most. With players like Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka leading the attack, Arsenal has a real chance of winning against Manchester City.
In conclusion, while Michael Oliver’s appointment as referee for Arsenal’s match against Manchester City may be concerning for some fans, it is important to remain optimistic about their team’s chances. With hard work and determination, Arsenal can overcome any obstacle and come out victorious in this crucial match.