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Five key statistics from Manchester City’s comeback victory over Arsenal

Few sides base more of their game around playing the game the right way and relying on statistics in the game of football than Manchester City and Arsenal. Both sides have struggled to find their best form of late but went into this fixture on Sunday afternoon knowing that a win would be vital if they were to keep their faint hopes of a title challenge.

It was a poor start for City, but they turned things around in the second half with an impressive comeback and a much improved display despite the decision to drop John Stones to the bench. Here, we will go through some of the key facts and figures in Pep Guardiola’s victory over Arsene Wenger…

4:07 – How long it took for Arsenal to take the lead

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A nightmare start for a side low on confidence in a massive fixture, Theo Walcott’s strike from a well executed Arsenal move put City into a difficult situation. A win over Watford in midweek was the first Premier League win at the Etihad for Guardiola since mid-September, but it looked as though there may have been another defeat on Sunday. Thankfully for fans, Pep Guardiola and his men turned things around.

Read on over the next few pages to see the key stats from the game…

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