Manchester City beats Arsenal 3-1 to move into first place in Premier League table

Manchester City beats Arsenal

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Manchester City moved into first place after beating Arsenal 3-1.

In the 24th minute, Takehiro Tomiyasu made a mistake. Kevin De Bruyne capitalised on this opportunity by scoring the game’s first goal. He slid the ball past Aaron Ramsdale and into the net.

In the 42nd minute, Arsenal equalised from the penalty spot, with Bukayo Saka sending Ederson the wrong way after the goalkeeper fouled Eddie Nketiah in the box.

In the 57th minute, Pep Guardiola’s side felt they had been awarded a penalty of their own, but VAR determined that Erling Haaland was offside prior to being fouled by Gabriel Magalhaes.

However, Jack Grealish gave the visitors the lead for sure 15 minutes later. After after, Haaland added City’s third goal to put the game out of reach.

Arsenal has dropped out of first position for the first time since August, having now lost three consecutive league games.

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