In yesterday’s game, Arsenal and Manchester City played out a hard fought draw in front of a pulsating crowd at the Emirates Stadium. It was a match which was played at a relentless pace from the first minute itself, with sustained spells of pressure from both sides, battling midfield displays and swift counters.
City were shot into the lead by Sergio Aguero, who combined with Navas and dispatched a strong effort into the net. This was against the run of play in the first half and seemed to put Arsenal off their stride. But a rejuvenated team came out in the second half, and Wilshere equalised with a magical finish. A reflexive volley by Alexis Sanchez then put the Gunners into the lead. A late header by Demichelis off a corner cut short the Arsenal celebrations however, and the teams ended the game level after a brilliant display by both sides.
Here are some of the best tweets from yesterday regarding the game, by both players and fans –
Wilshire is the Ashley Young of Arsenal. Opponents can do whatever they want to him, and the refs will wave play on
— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) September 13, 2014
— Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts) September 13, 2014
Arsenal have conceded from the first shot on target faced in all four Premier League games this season.
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— Orbinho (@Orbinho) September 13, 2014
You know what's worse than zonal marking? Really really bad zonal marking.
— Mike L. Goodman (@TheM_L_G) September 13, 2014
While a large number of fans were unhappy with Ozil –
Ozil is still in Brazil. He sent his evil twin to play for him
— Ouriel Daskal (@Soccerissue) September 13, 2014
When's Wenger going to bring on Ozil?
— Coral (@Coral) September 13, 2014
Join us in the search for Ozil pic.twitter.com/RNp7EvUzq0
— Biba (@Karibiba) September 13, 2014
And here is what the players had to say –
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) September 13, 2014
Great game played at a mad pace but very frustrating not to see it out and win. Hope @MatDebuchy is ok, wish you better mate.
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) September 13, 2014
— Yaya Sanogo (@Yayasanogoal22) September 13, 2014
Who says who need to be on the field to have fun?
Good game, unfortunately only 1 point… Next game on Tuesday! But it was nice to meet Samual Jackson after the game! pic.twitter.com/0modSEC6ES
— Lukas-Podolski.com (@Podolski10) September 13, 2014
Good game today. Gutted we didn't get the 3 points though. Nice to meet one of my acting idols as well… http://t.co/J57P1uyhq4
— Alex Ox-Chamberlain (@Alex_OxChambo) September 13, 2014