Gabriel Martinelli played a crucial role for Gunners that day. Even his 86 minutes clutch following his club towards victory.
Pep Guardiola also mesmerized through output of £6 million valued player.
Although Declan Rice, Kai Havertz, Thomas Partey, Takehiro Tomiyasu everyone deployed better output on Sunday.
City Boss Pep Guardiola on Gabriel Martinelli
Accroding to Pep Guardiola, after joined the field at 46 minutes he add the rhythm. City boss has thoughts that Arsenal had nothing more than them. Even quite similar.
Via City’s official website, Ex-Barcelona manager said: “It was a tight game. Congratulations to Arsenal for the victory.” He added: “We started really well in the first minutes, they started really well in the second half.”
“With Martinelli they increased the rhythm. We didn’t create much, they didn’t create much.”
“We defended really well, both teams. At the end one deflection was the difference.”
While Manchester City suffered from back to back losses in the Premier League.
Key Substitutions of Arteta
The drama of 86 minutes was totally arranged by four substitute of Mikel Arteta. Thomas Partey, Kai Havertz, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Gabriel Martinelli included a tempo in the match and gunners found their sprak in second half.
Following the tempo, Thomas Partey made a long ball, headed by Tomiyasu to Kai Havertz and the Silky German set the ball for Martinelli. However the Brazilian didn’t even hesitate to made his countryman Ederson helpless.
Next for Manchester City
The moment is much more crucial for Man City as they are standing 3rd in the Premier League. The International break will give Citizens a little much anxiety.
But Citizens what Pep Guardiola can do even there are 30+ matches remaining yet.
City will play their next game against Brighton and Hove Albion on 21 October.