Opta Stats: Arsenal v Manchester City

Can Arsene Wenger reverse Arsenal's poor form against Manchester City?
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Will Manchester City inflict more pressure on Arsenal with a win in their FA Cup semi-final? Opta has the answers.

"Three of the last six meetings between these sides have finished 2-2."

Another draw is [4.1].

Arsenal gave won the FA Cup 12 times, a joint-record alongside Manchester United. They are [6.0] to win for a thirteenth time.

Manchester City have progressed from each of their last eight FA Cup semi-finals, most recently in 2013 against Chelsea. City are [1.91] to win within 90 minutes.

This will be the fourth meeting between these sides in the FA Cup. Man City won the first en route to winning the trophy in 1904, with Arsenal winning the next two in the 1932 semi-final (finishing as runners up) and the fifth
round in 1971 (finishing as winners). Arsenal are [2.8] to progress again in the To Qualify market.

Three of the last six meetings between these sides have finished 2-2. Another draw is [4.1].

After losing their first two games at the new Wembley, the Gunners are unbeaten in their last six (W5 D1), including beating Wigan on penalties in the 2014 FA Cup semi-final. Arsenal are [4.2] to win in normal time.

Pep Guardiola won his only previous game of a team in charge at Wembley Stadium, beating Manchester United 3-1 with Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League final. Manchester City are [3.1] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester City have had eight different goalscorers in the FA Cup this season, more than any other side left in the competition. Over 2.5 goals is [1.56].

Alexis Sanchez has scored five goals in his four appearances at Wembley Stadium (3 in 3 for Arsenal, and a brace for Chile against England). Sanchez is [2.9] to score.

The Gunners come into this game on the back of just five wins in their last 13 games in all competitions (D1 L7), with two of those victories coming against non-league sides (Sutton Utd and Lincoln City). A draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is [5.5].

After a run of four games without a win in all competitions, City have won their last two, netting exactly three times in each victory. Over 3.5 goals is [2.36].

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

Staked: 464 pts
Returned: 463.15 pts
P/L: -0.85 pts

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