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City 1
Arsenal 1

Sunday 23rd September 2012

Posted by Chris Bailey

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City drew for the third time in five games in defence of their Premier League title.

The champions led thanks to a first half header from Joleon Lescott but a late Laurent Koscielny effort levelled the contest.

This was the first meeting of the season between sides widely expected to be in the hunt for the title and it didn’t disappoint.

Sometimes cerebral, often visceral this was a game played both in the mind and on the Etihad carpet.

...Chris Bailey

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Barclays Premier League

5Arsenal5+79
6Fulham5+59
7Manchester City5+39
8Spurs5+28
9West Ham United5+18

As of: 23 September 2012, 6:03 PM

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Match Stats

Possession
  • Duration: 94 minutes
  • Home possession: 41%
  • Away possession: 59%
On Target
  • Home: 6
  • Away: 4
Fouls
  • Home: 12
  • Away: 8
Offsides
  • Home: 1
  • Away: 1

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