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Sterling on song as City stymie Arsenal

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Manchester City were accomplished in a victory in which they virtually shut Arsenal out in the second half.

From this juncture City looked to high-press whenever possible, Cancelo, Foden and Silva leading the charge.

Before the break Pep Guardiola's side were almost as dominant, though an oft-cited defensive fragility was again evident that will continue to offer hope to opponents.

This game ended with the FA Cup semi-final defeat avenged by stretching to 18-2 their aggregate over their visitors in the last seven league meetings, and with Liverpool earlier drawing with Everton, here was a good day all-round for City.

A Rob Holding hamstring tweak during warm-up meant David Luiz was drafted in by Mikel Arteta as he named Arsenal's £45m (€50m) deadline day buy Thomas Partey on the bench.

That, however, is for the future.

A David Luiz 20-yard free-kick that sailed off target was as close as Arsenal threatened an equaliser as the closing phase approached.
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