Arsenal travel to Manchester City this afternoon looking to get back to winning ways after their 2-1 defeat at Everton on Tuesday.
The Gunners took the lead at Goodison Park courtesy of Alexis Sanchez’s 12th goal of the season, but headers from Seamus Coleman and Ashley Williams completed the turnaround for the Toffees, who deservedly condemned Arsenal to just their second Premier League defeat of the season.
And now Arsene Wenger’s men must bounce back having fallen to third in the table, and what better way to do that than at a title rival this weekend.
Pep Guardiola’s City picked up an important 2-0 win over Watford on Wednesday to get back to winning ways in the league, having lost away at Leicester and at home to Chelsea in the preceding weeks.
However, that was their first win at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League since September 17, and Arsenal may look to play upon those home nerves this afternoon.
The Gunners are a point and a place above their opponents today, but it’s a game both sides could really do with winning, given that Chelsea are already six points clear at the top.
With the anticipation building ahead of today’s game, here are THREE reasons why Arsenal will get all three points at the Etihad this afternoon…