Sterling on target as Man City churn out another win


Sterling on target as Man City churn out another win
Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v Manchester City - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - February 21, 2021 Manchester City's Raheem Sterling scores their first goal Pool via REUTERS/Julian Finney

In Summary

  • Sterling's close-range header from Riyad Mahrez's cross caught Arsenal cold and was enough for City to claim an 18th successive win in all competitions and preserve their 10-point lead
  • The visitors dominated possession and created numerous chances but were unable to kill off Arsenal, although City keeper Ederson was rarely called into action

The Manchester City winning machine ploughed on relentlessly with a 1-0 Premier League defeat of Arsenal courtesy of Raheem Sterling’s goal after 75 seconds on Sunday.

Sterling’s close-range header from Riyad Mahrez’s cross caught Arsenal cold and was enough for City to claim an 18th successive win in all competitions and preserve their 10-point lead.

The visitors dominated possession and created numerous chances but were unable to kill off Arsenal, although City keeper Ederson was rarely called into action.

Pep Guardiola’s side’s 13th successive league victory lifted them to 59 points from 25 games with Leicester City in second place on 49 points after they won 2-1 at Aston Villa.

Arsenal’s third defeat in four games left them in 10th spot.

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