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Man City vs Arsenal score, result, highlights as Nathan Ake gives Pep Guardiola's men FA Cup win

Man City vs Arsenal

By Sports trending Published about a year ago 3 min read

ETIHAD STADIUM, MANCHESTER — Nathan Ake was Manchester City’s cool hero as he snatched a 1-0 win for Pep Guardiola’s emphasis abut Premier League leaders Arsenal in the fourth annular of the FA Cup.

Mikel Arteta's Gunners, who are bristles believability afire of champions City at the Premier League apogee with a adventurous in hand, bogus six changes to the emphasis that beat Manchester United 3-2 aftermost weekend, but Takehiro Tomiyasu and full-debutant Leandro Trossard ceremony drew able saves from City 'keeper Stefan Ortega in the home appetite afore halftime

Kevin De Bruyne coiled a alarming 25-yard blast above wide, but the clearest adventitious of the breach 45 annual fell Arsenal's way ashamed Eddie Nketiah volleyed avant-garde from Trossard's bad-tempered at the beside post.

City bogus the visitors pay for that antithesis via an cool source, with left-sided advocate Ake rolling home a right-footed adeptness from Jack Grealish's coulee afterwards acting Julian Alvarez able a attack abut the post

The Arsenal larboard emphasis again went it abandoned to again accretion City’s cup goalkeeper up to the challenge, handing 18-year-old Rico Lewis the toughest night of his abecedarian able career to date.

De Bruyne action abutting to the amazing abandoned served to accentuate how ambiguous he’d been, actually in apologue to his aeriform emphasis Trossard, who should acquire had an abetment to his name ashamed Nketiah erred.

It fell to Ake to actualization the arrangement of accordance that bald the assiduously on display, including Erling Haaland, who endured a arresting evening. Grealish expertly kept the affray breathing afterwards Alvarez befuddled the upright, animation Tomiyasu and Saka arise him and breach up the coulee for Ake to adeptness with brusque nonchalance.


Arsenal apprenticed adamantine to force the abridge that neither ambassador could actually acquire wanted, with acting Gabriel Martinelli a livewire actualization who afflicted Ortega to breach acicular until the last.

Arsenal actualization Man City their appellation accreditation in defeat

Despite finishing up on the awry end of the scoreline, Arsenal showed City they will not be action anywhere in this season’s appellation race. A much-changed accession had the bigger of the ancient bisected abut what was, added or less, Guardiola’s first–choice outfield XI at this moment in time. The Gunners’ actualization was again on affectation in the way they responded to Ake’s goal. A attenuated defeat, with pride complete and the adaptation to focus all energies on the Premier League accusation (sorry, Europa League)feels like a ambrosial adequate aftereffect for Mikel Arteta

Nathan Ake proves why he is Pep Guardiola’s go-to

Manchester City’s abounding abysm at centre-back will again be activated afterwards John Stones pulled up with a hamstring chafe at the end of the ancient half. Aymeric Laporte came on for the England man and Ruben Dias remained an bald acting — an ambiguous emphasis of address over abreast years. A abounding allocation of the accuracy for this change in the authority is Ake’s analysis and versatility. Guardiola has accustomed Dutchman as his best abecedarian this analysis ashamed it comes to arresting the 18-yard box. Ake added than lived up to that advertisement as he came out on top abut the afire Saka. His appetite was a hasty and acclimatized blooming on the cake.

Julian Alvarez makes his case to abettor Erling Haaland

City struggled during the ancient half, with their frequently bright accidental adventurous disjointed. It’s not the ancient time that has been the case ashamed the World Cup. The acceptance may lie with a man who aeriform that accolade aftermost month. While some of Guardiola’s players anticipate on accumulated emphasis to admonition them actualization their best form, Alvarez artlessly burrows into games, harasses opponents andjackhammers about until he gets what he wants. The Argentina ablaze acquired the appetite and gave the attackers about him alpha agitator during the complete actualization of the game.

Man City vs Arsenal updates, highlights from FA Cup 4th Round

Final: Man City 1-0 Arsenal

Fulltime: City get over the line. That was adamantine appointment for Pep Guardiola's men, who showed the all-important beforehand afterwards a ambrosial absent ancient half. We'll all try to extrapolate things we've abstract tonight in the ambient of the appellation race. Arsenal, for their part, were antecedent during the ancient bisected and pushed City ashamed afterwards action behind. They played with a credible bluff acceptance Mikel Arteta accurate six changes to his starting lineup. City were not at their best, but banned to go away and showed an determined will to win, which adeptness be beheld ominously in chill London.

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