Manchester Metropolis’s Raheem Sterling condemned Arsenal to their second defeat of the season as he fired his aspect to a 1-0 win on the Etihad Stadium within the Premier League on Saturday.
Sterling slotted house within the twenty third minute after a Phil Foden shot was parried out by visiting keeper Bernd Leno, on the finish of a flowing Metropolis counter-attack.
The England ahead was skippering the Metropolis staff within the absence of their injured Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.
“They have been a troublesome staff to interrupt down, rather well drilled and made it troublesome for us. Ultimately we deserved the win. We stored it tight and compact and deserved the win,” stated Sterling.
Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta, who took over on the London membership after working underneath Pep Guardiola at Metropolis, had clearly ready his aspect properly tactically and so they regarded stable, regardless of shedding defender Rob Holding to harm throughout the warm-up.
Arsenal created a number of openings within the first half however twice Metropolis keeper Ederson was alert and fast off his line, foiling Bakary Sako after which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Metropolis’s again 4, with Ruben Dias partnering Nathan Ake within the centre of defence, regarded rather more stable than within the opening video games of the marketing campaign.
Arsenal’s new signing, Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid, made his first look for the Gunners off the bench with seven minutes remaining.
Arsenal are actually with out a victory of their final 29 Premier League away video games towards ‘Massive Six’ opponents since a 2-0 win at Metropolis in January 2015.