Arsenal drew with Manchester City and keep title race open
[ match results and goalscorers ] 18′ 0 – 1 David Silva
53′ 1 – 1 Mathieu Flamini
Arsene Wenger side are struggling in the league since the turn of the year and now with a defeat from Manchester City they are 6 points behind City and Chelsea in the title race while city still has couple of games in hand. Arsenal started the game brightly with quick passing in city half but it was the away team who scored in 18th minute of the game through spanish international David Silva who took advantage of lackluster defense of Arsenal to poke him the first goal of the game.
City dropped the tempo a bit which puts Arsenal right into the game, Wenger’s team talk at the break is as important as anyone he would give this season. Arsenal’s season hopes depend on the 2nd half against city and a defeat in this one will surely end their title charge and they will be fighting for the top 4 place.
So Half time team talk did work, french international Mathieu Flamini made it 1-1 just after the break and put Arsenal right back into the title race, the equalising goal gave arsenal new life as they started to put a passed together and trouble city’s back four