Manchester City vs Arsenal: Match Preview, Team News, Live Streaming 07/08/2016

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Manchester City vs Arsenal: Arsenal will be buzzing after their high goal scoring 8-0 win against St. Vikings. However, the opposition’s quality wasn’t much good, but the main focus remains on the match fitness and coordination of the players which quite looked good. Their senior players and some young guns showed impressive performances overall and were a joy to watch. On the other hand, Manchester City overall had a decent but promising performance, however, their oppositions were Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund over two matches respectively. But Pep Guardiola being their manager bringing in new ideas to the team, shouldn’t be underestimated anyways. Also, this match will be focused on full strength teams for both sides as they kick off the official season next week, therefore expect a high-quality match.

Manchester City vs Arsenal: Match Preview, Team News

Team News: Manchester City

Core players like Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Sergio Aguero returned early to the team and got some minutes against Borussia Dortmund in late July. In addition to that, Pep Guardiola have also added big names such as Nolito, Ilkay Gundogan and recent record-breaking German youngster Leroy Sane. So you might get the idea that Pep is already serious about title chances in his first season.

Coming to the team news, most of the players have returned and City will be looking on to lining up their full strength. De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Delph, Otamendi are expected to feature from the start. While Sergio Aguero, Nolito and Raheem Sterling will complete the forward lineups. Leroy Sane might get some minutes.

Manchester City vs Arsenal: Match Preview, Team News

Team News : Arsenal

Some good news for Gunners will be the return of Aaron Ramsey and Alexis Sanchez. Both the players were exceptional for their respective National Teams and may feature in the club’s first pre-season matches. However, it has been confirmed that three core players Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny will definitely miss the season openers. Another concern will be the lack of experience in central defence as Laurent Koscielny won’t be featuring, Per Mertesacker is ruled out for 4 months due to the knee injury. Gabriel Paulista only had 45+ minutes against St. Vikings 2 days ago. While youngsters Krystian Bielik, Calum Chambers and Rob Holding did have impressive performances, the only thing they will be lacking is the much-needed experience, that too against lethal forwards.

While youngsters Krystian Bielik, Calum Chambers and Rob Holding did have impressive performances, the only thing they will be lacking is the much-needed experience, that too against lethal forwards of Manchester City. Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez, Granit Xhaka, will surely feature in the match. Wenger may also think about playing full strength including Bellerin, Monreal, Cech, Gabriel, etc.

Manchester City vs Arsenal: Match Preview, Live Streaming

The match will kick off at Gothenburg’s Ullevi Stadium 18:00 BST (22:30 IST). You can watch it online at www.ronaldo7.net/video/watch-football-live.html or http://firstrowas.eu/. Indian fans can also use the Sony Live app in their Android devices to watch the match live.

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