The resumption of the Premier League gave Manchester City a 3-0 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday evening.
Forced to dominate, Pep Guardiola’s men lacked the energy to be dangerous but a failed intervention by David Luiz benefited Raheem Sterling, who opened the scoring force just before half time (45th + 2).
The Brazilian defender, who entered after the injury of Pablo Mari (24th), then caused a penalty by hanging Riyad Mahrez, even seeing red! Kevin De Bruyne transformed the sentence (51st). Sergio Aguero contented themselves with the last 10 minutes of the game but it was Phil Foden, also who entered the game, who increased the score.
Aymeric Laporte and Benjamin mendy were lined up at the Citizens’ side, whileAlexandre Lacazette, replacing at kick-off, took the place of young Eddie Nketiah, again established at the forefront by Mikel Arteta. Nicolas Pépé, he remained on the bench until the end …
After this postponed match of the 28th day, the defending champion returns to 22 points from Liverpool, while Arsenal remains 9th, 8 points from 4th place.