Arsenal players celebrate after scoring v Aston Villa


Arsenal takes advantage of City's 'puncture' and recovers the leadership of the Premier

Published:18/02/2023 - 18:55h

Updated:18/02/2023 - 18:55h

Arsenal have beaten Aston Villa at the buzzer to retake the top of the Premier League standings, marking distances with a City that has not been able to make a difference against Nottingham Forest

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From the first days of the season 2022/23, the Arsenal, in spite of his defensive errors, and the Manchester City have promised to give fight by the title of the English football. In the frame of his party 24, the directed by Pep Guardiola have not been able to happen of the tie in his visit to the Nottingham Forest, by what have finished yielding the leadership that had of professional way. The ones of Mikel Arteta, by his part, have done the duties and go back to the peak.

The londinenses arrived to his split number 23 of the championship with the obligation to take out the three points in front of the Aston Villa. However, the crash would not be exento of suffering for the 'gunners', that constantly carried danger, taking advantage of the errors in the goal by part of Emiliano Martínez and finding timely answer by part of Bukayo Saka and Oleksander Zinchenko as authentic gestas heróicas

After being below in the marker by the minimum, Saka would equalise the actions to the 15 minutes. Philippe Coutinho would give back the advantage to the ones of Unai Emery to the 31', but in the second time Zinchenko would put the parity passed the first hour of game. Everything aimed to that the venues would ensure the point and would complicate the fight by the peak. But a goal in own door of the 'Dibu' Martínez and the so much of Martinelli fulfilled the 90' would finish with the victory for the ones of Mikel Arteta.

The City trips in front of the Nottingham Forest

In spite of splitting as wide favourites to carry the victory and translate this superiority in the command of the first minutes of the party, the Manchester City finished suffering in front of the fault of precision by part of his attackers. Along the first time, the 'sky blues' would try it until Bernardo Silva found the reward to the 41, a hard hit in it anímico for the venues that left to the rest with a partial defeat.

In the second time, Erling Haaland seemed decided to sign the goal of the tranquility for the ones of Guardiola, but his finish would finish diverted by very little. Gündogan Would try to use the unemployed ball to define, but his shot would finish went after a slight contact of Keylor Navas. The nightmare for the mancunianos would arrive to the minute 84, when Gibbs-White launched a centre to ras of lawn that would find complicity in the legs of Chris Wood, hangman of the City when marking the so much of the tie.

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