Martinellis Late Strike Earns Arsenal First EPL Win Against City In Eight Years

Martinellis Late Strike Earns Arsenal First EPL Win Against City In Eight Years

Gabriel Martinelli was the hero as his late goal secured Arsenal a dramatic 1-0 win against champions Manchester City at the Emirates in Sundays Premier League game.

The last time Arsenal defeated City in the Premier League was 21 December, 2015.

Going into Sundays clash City had won their last 12 Premier League games against Arsenal.

It is Arsenals first Premier League win against Pep Guardiola.

Also it is Arsenals first clean sheet against Guardiolas City in the Premier League.

After a goalless first half Martinelli, who came on in the 46th minute, opened the scoring as his strike came off Nathan Ake before wrong footing Ederson.

The win took Arsenal to second position on 20 points, same points as leaders Tottenham.

Both Arsenal and Spurs are still unbeaten after eight games played.

For City, they are third on 18 points and have now suffered their second defeat in the league this season.



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