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Match Info | Season 2016/17

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DOUBLE TROUBLE: Will Sergio and Silva shine in Sweden?

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Key quotes, milestones and stats for Sunday's game.

When and where?

The match will take place in Gothenburg's Ullevi Stadium, which has a capacity of 43,200. Kick-off is scheduled for 19:00 CET (6pm BST) on Sunday 7 August.

Competitive head to head record

Matches: 189

City wins: 49

Arsenal wins: 96



Raheem Sterling: "The first game at home against Sunderland is a massive one to kickstart our new season, hopefully we get a few wins and make our spirit be right out there."

Arsene Wenger: "“Not all of [the international players will be back]. But Ramsey will be involved, Sanchez will be involved. The latest players coming back will not be involved, that's Ozil, Giroud and Koscielny, they are the last ones and I don't think they will be involved on the tour on Thursday, but all the others will.”

More info...

  • City and Arsenal drew 2-2 in the last meeting between the sides back in our last home game of the 2015/16 season.
  • Arsenal have signed Rob Holding and Granit Xhaka this summer.
  • Former Arsenal club captain Mikel Arteta is now on the coaching staff at City.
  • Arsenal beat City 3-1 in the last "Super Match" in Helsinki two years ago.
  • Back in 2012/13, City won 2-0 in a friendly at Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium.
  • This is both sides' final pre-season engagement before the 2016/17 season gets under way next weekend.


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