Olivier Giroud scores Arsenal's second goal during the 2-1 victory over Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on December 21, 2015
Result: Arsenal hold out for crucial three points
Yaya Toure scores late on but he is unable to prevent Manchester City from slipping to a 2-1 defeat away at fellow title challengers Arsenal.
Reaction
Manchester City's Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony (R) walks off the pitch after hurting his hamstring during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on November 8, 2015.
Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony questions Sergio Aguero start at Arsenal
Wilfried Bony believes that he should have started for Manchester City ahead of the returning Sergio Aguero on Monday against Arsenal.
Dec 23, 09:48
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal skips past Yaya Toure of Manchester City during the Gunners' 2-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium on December 21, 2015
Yaya Toure: 'Arsenal deserved to win'
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure admits that Arsenal deserved their 2-1 victory over his side when the two title rivals met at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 22, 13:02
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Per Mertesacker: 'Arsenal can win in different ways'
Arsenal centre-back Per Mertesacker praises the variety of his side's performances following their 2-1 victory over Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 22, 12:53
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrate at the end of Arsenal's win in the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus, Greece.
Per Mertesacker: 'Arsenal still need to prove title credentials'
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker insists that his side still have a long way to go to prove their title credentials despite their 2-1 victory over Manchester City.
Dec 22, 12:40
Mesut Ozil in action during Arsenal's game with Stoke on September 12, 2015
Mathieu Flamini: Mesut Ozil proving he's a "top player"
Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini praises teammate Mesut Ozil for showing that he is a "top player" this season.
Dec 22, 09:52
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech acknowledges the fans following the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on October 20, 2015. Arsenal won the match 2-0.
Arsene Wenger: Petr Cech has "an aura"
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger speaks of the belief that goalkeeper Petr Cech provides the team with during the big games.
Dec 22, 09:42
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 12, 2015
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City can still win Premier League title'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini stresses that his team are still more than capable of being crowned Premier League champions.
Dec 21, 22:40
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gives the thumbs up during his side's 2-1 victory over Manchester City on December 21, 2015
Arsene Wenger: "Too early" for Premier League title talk
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger opts not to discuss his team's chances of winning the Premier League following their 2-1 win over Manchester City.
Dec 21, 22:29
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal skips past Yaya Toure of Manchester City during the Gunners' 2-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium on December 21, 2015
Manchester City's Yaya Toure: "We were unlucky"
Yaya Toure believes that Manchester City were deserving of a share of the spoils from their trip to Arsenal.
Dec 21, 22:19
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates with Mesut Ozil as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at Boleyn Ground on December 26, 2013
Theo Walcott: 'Mesut Ozil makes things easy'
Theo Walcott says that Mesut Ozil's creative ability makes things "so much more easier" for Arsenal's attacking players.
Dec 21, 22:12
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole looks at who stood out during Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Manchester City in their top-of-the-table showdown at the Emirates Stadium.
Match Report
Yaya Toure scores late on but he is unable to prevent Manchester City from slipping to a 2-1 defeat away at fellow title challengers Arsenal.
Live Commentary
Relive Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Manchester City as the Gunners move to within two points of Premier League leaders Leicester City.
HT Report
Goals from Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud prove to be the difference between Arsenal and Manchester City after 45 minutes at the Emirates Stadium.
Team News
After missing Manchester City's last four games with a heel injury, Sergio Aguero starts away at Arsenal.
Preview
Sports Mole casts its eye over Monday night's massive game in the Premier League between the two favourites for the title, Arsenal and Manchester City.
Head to Head
Jan 18, 2015 4pm
Man City
0-2
Arsenal

Kompany (41'), Fernandinho (54'), Aguero (86')
Cazorla (24' pen.), Giroud (67')
Koscielny (3'), Ramsey (38'), Bellerin (56')
Sep 13, 2014 12.45pm
Arsenal
2-2
Man City
Wilshere (63'), Sanchez (74')
Flamini (58'), Monreal (62'), Sanchez (75')
Aguero (28'), Demichelis (83')
Lampard (22'), Zabaleta (24'), Fernandinho (50'), Aguero (64')
Aug 10, 2014 3pm
Mar 29, 2014 5.30pm
Arsenal
1-1
Man City
Flamini (53')
Rosicky (42')
Silva (18')
Toure (31'), Kompany (33'), Silva (45'), Garcia (89')
Dec 14, 2013 12.45pm
Man City
6-3
Arsenal
Aguero (14'), Negredo (39'), Fernandinho (51', 88'), Silva (66'), Toure (90' pen.)
Silva (49'), Kompany (79')
Walcott (31', 63'), Mertesacker (90')
Szczesny (90')



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