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Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City: How it happened

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In a thrilling encounter at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal have secured a much-needed victory over title rivals Manchester City. The Gunners ended their 12-game losing streak against City in the Premier League with a hard-fought 1-0 win, sending their fans into raptures of celebration.

Despite missing the talented Buyako Saka due to injury, Arsenal found their hero in the fit-again Gabriel Martinelli. The winger came on as a substitute at half-time and made an immediate impact. In the 86th minute, Martinelli’s shot took a deflection off Nathan Ake, leaving City goalkeeper Ederson helpless as the ball found its way into the net. It was a stroke of luck for Arsenal, but they had earned it through their determined performance.

The match itself was an attritional clash between two title contenders. Both teams displayed great defensive resilience and created few clear-cut chances throughout the game. However, it was Arsenal who managed to break the deadlock late on, securing three crucial points in their pursuit of Premier League glory.

This victory is not only significant for ending their losing streak against City but also for making a statement to their rivals. Under manager Mikel Arteta’s guidance, Arsenal have shown that they are serious contenders this season. With this win, they have solidified their position in second place on the Premier League table with 20 points from their opening fixtures.

Looking ahead, Arsenal’s next challenge will be an away game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge after the international break. This clash promises to be another exciting encounter between two top teams vying for supremacy in English football.

The win over Manchester City has given Arsenal a much-needed boost of confidence going into this crucial period of the season. Arteta will be hoping that his players can carry this momentum forward and continue to deliver strong performances against tough opponents.

As fans celebrate this long-awaited victory over Manchester City, there is renewed hope that Arsenal can mount a serious title challenge this season. With Martinelli back in form and key players returning from injury, there is every reason for optimism among Gunners supporters.

Only time will tell if Arsenal can maintain their impressive form and compete with the best teams in England. But for now, they can bask in the glory of defeating one of their toughest rivals and relish in what could be a turning point in their campaign.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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