Defending champions Manchester City have moved eleven (11) points clear at the Premier League summitafter their 2-1 comeback win at Arsenal. They began the Arsenal game with an eight-point lead and they were able to increase their advantage by three more points after the late win against the Gunners.
The goal from Euro 2020 finalist Saka gave Arsenal a 1-0 lead at the interval. Manchester City would then score twice in the second half toturn the game around and take the three points on offer.The biggest talking point of the game came twelve minutes into the second half when Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka was penalised for a foul on Bernardo Silva upon a VAR check paving the way for Algerian attacker RiyadMahrez to score the equaliser. Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes was booked for dissent during the penalty incident and he got his marching orders with a second yellow card for a foul on Gabriel Jesus around the halfway line.
The numerical advantage paid off for Manchester City in the end after Rodri Hernandez scored the winning goal in the third minute of stoppage time. The win took the points tally for Manchester City to 53 as they moved 11 points clear of Chelsea in second place while Arsenal stay in fourth spot with 35 points.