Manchester City 1-0 Arsenal: Silva score
Full points earned Manchester City after beat Arsenal with difficulty. This victory at once restore The Citizens to the top of the standings.
City beat Arsenal with the score 1-0 at Etihad Stadium on Sunday (18/12/2011). City single goal scored by David Silva in minute 53.
This game was exciting from beginning to walk with both teams attacking each other until the end of the first round even though there is no goal that is created.
The higher the tension the game in the second round. After scoring, the City continues to seek to increase his lead, but his chances have not been able to produce a number of additional goals.
While Arsenal also have a number of golden opportunities. However, until the game ended, the Gunners are not able to create a goal back.
With this victory, City returned to the throne with a value of 41 of 16 matches, two points ahead of Manchester United who are directly below. While Arsenal fell to sixth with a collection of 29 points.
Violation Mikel Arteta to Mario Balotelli free-kick produced. Samir Nasri but the ball forward as executor leads right into the arms of goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
Golden opportunity from Sergio Aguero. Receive crossing measured from Pablo Zabaleta, Aguero who was already in front of goal kick. The result? Instead the ball bounced.
City of pressure rolling. Kicking David Silva could still be caught by Szczesny.
Once depressed, Arsenal responded with three times the attacks as well as in adjacent time. First of Gervinho kick followed by Aaron Ramsey and Thomas Vermaelen's header but goals have not been fruitful.
Brilliant rescue of Szczesny! Micah Richards met Balotelli bait. Balotelli from close range kick but could be blocked by the Polish international goalkeeper.
Arsenal came close to score a goal. Robin Van Persie's shot bounced off the body Yaya Toure. Wild ball still failed to use Aaron Ramsey to score.
Opportunity City scored again thwarted Szczesny. Aguero shot from inside the box can still be secured by it.
Two additional time can not be utilized both teams to score. The first half closed with the score 0-0.
Finally broke the deadlock in the second round. Silva delivers superior City 1-0 after grabbing the ball wildly from inside the penalty box, the results Balotelli shot.
Shortly thereafter, Theo Walcott responded by cutting from the right as he fired a shot from his right foot. The ball can still be anticipated Hart.
Van Persie scored for Arsenal after receiving feedback breakthrough. Unfortunately, the goal disallowed because the Dutch striker was caught offside.
City to conduct bombardment defense guests. Aguero and Balotelli shot deviated slightly from the guarded gawng Szczesny.
Van Persie! Gervinho puncture in the box to see Van Persie. But Hart saved his shot right at the goal line.
Attacking each other re-occur. Zabaleta kick on goal posts after intercepting the ball from Koscielny and rewarded by Van Persie header which can still be rescued Hart.
City an opportunity to get back from Richards. After receiving feedback Silva, from the right side of the England defender off a shot that bounced wide.
Disadvantaged, Arsenal continued to attack. Substitute Andrey Arshavin shot just end up in the side of the goal and Vermaelen City successfully pushed to perfection by Hart.
Stoppage, Vermaelen try his luck by doing a fast kick from distance but deviated slightly from the goal guarded by Hart.
Game was over. Score 1-0 to win City.
Manchester City: Joe Hart, Micah Richards, Kolo Toure, Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta, Yaya Toure (Nigel De Jong 86 '), Gareth Barry, David Silva, Mario Balotelli (James Milner 73'), Samir Nasri (Edin decorative 86 ' ), Sergio Aguero
ARSENAL: Wojciech Szczesny, Per Mertesacker (Marouane Chamakh 82 '), Thomas Vermaelen, Laurent Koscielny, Johan Djourou (Miquel Iqnasi 47'), Mikel Arteta, Theo Walcott (Andrey Arshavin 69 '), Aaron Ramsey, Alex Song, Robin Van Persie , Gervinho