Arsenal secured massive three points in their quest to their first league title in 12 years. Theo Walcott anad Olivier Giroud were on target for Arsenal in the first half but a late Yaya Toure goal did make things a bit interesting for last 10 minutes. Arsenal managed to see off their 2-1 lead and win important home game against Manchester City.
Arsenal started the game with Olivier Giroud, Walcott and Joel Cambpell with Alexis Sanchez missing out through injury. Manchester City on the other hand had Sergio Aguero back in the starting lineup with five man midfield of Kevin de Bruyne, Yaya Toure, Fabien Delph, Fernandinho and David Silva.
City started the game stronger controlling the match as it was expected with packed midfield but Arsenal did offer loads of pace on the counter attacks. It took 33 minute for Arsenal to register their first shot on target and it turned out to be a goal.
Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City Highlights
[ Premier League 2015-16 ]
33′ 1 – 0 Theo Walcott
45′ 2 – 0 Olivier Giroud
82′ 2 – 1 Yaya Toure
Theo Walcott Amazing Goal vs Manchester City:Theo Walcott received the ball on the edge of the box before cutting inside and bending a super shot at the far post to put Arsenal 1-0 up against Manchester City. Mesut Ozil was yet again the provided with nothing flashy but a decent ball in the feet of Walcott who had alot to do to get the shot on target. Superb stuff.
After the goal Arsenal started to get hold of the ball more and alot more space to work things into channels. Manchester City lacked the killer instinct and that decisive ball on more than one occassion where it looked like they could have scored.
Olivier Giroud Supeb Goal Video vs Manchester City: Olivier Giroud made it 2-0 just before the break after a superb move by Arsenal when Ozil played Giroud through on goal and he scored with a neat low and hard finish on the far post to make it 2-0.
Yaya Toure Sublime finish against Arsenal: Yaya Toure scored late in second half to make it 1-2 for City and gave them a fighting chance to get something out of the game but Arsenal hang in there and secured all three points.