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Timeline
(Tripping) R. Sterling        4'
(B. Mendy) R. Sterling        14'
27'     Sokratis (Tripping)
52'     G. Xhaka (Tripping)
54'     A. Lacazette (A. Ramsey)
(R. Mahrez) K. De Bruyne        60'
(B. Mendy) B. Silva        64'
70'     L. Torreira (G. Xhaka)
(Roughing) K. De Bruyne        73'
(S. Aguero) Gabriel Jesus        79'
(R. Sterling) L. Sane        87'

Team News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads Arsenal line against Manchester City

Team News: Aubameyang leads Arsenal line against City
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will lead the Arsenal line in Sunday's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will lead the Arsenal line in Sunday's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.

Aubameyang - a January arrival from Borussia Dortmund - will start at the tip of the Arsenal attack, while Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are also included as Alexandre Lacazette is named on the bench.

There are two debutants in the Gunners XI, meanwhile, as Sokratis and Matteo Guendouzi are both selected, but fellow new arrivals Bernd Leno, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Lucas Torreira are on the bench.

As for City, head coach Pep Guardiola has made three changes to the team that started the 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Community Shield, with Ederson, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling coming in for Claudio Bravo, Phil Foden and Leroy Sane.

Kevin De Bruyne is only fit enough for the bench this afternoon, while David Silva is again not involved. Sergio Aguero will lead the line for the Premier League champions as Gabriel Jesus is selected on the bench.

Arsenal: Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles; Guendouzi, Xhaka, Ramsey; Ozil, Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan
Subs: Leno, Holding, Lichtsteiner, Elneny, Torreira, Iwobi, Lacazette

Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy; Fernandinho, Gundogan, Bernardo; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling
Subs: Bravo, Kompany, De Bruyne, Sane, Otamendi, Jesus, Foden

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Arsenal970222111121
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester94051515012
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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