City had half-chances through Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne, and a long-range strike from Aymeric Laporte, but often their hopes of scoring were short-lived as Arsenal got bodies in the way to clear their lines repetitively. Aubameyang then sealed the game with a second goal on the breakaway, took book the Gunners’ spot in the final. As for Arsenal, they now have a chance to seal a first piece of silverware in three years, with the FA Cup itself their last trophy back in 2017. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?
Kirkmanshulme Cricket Ground - 1881. But in attack, the rookie manager has a perfect base to build from. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? City have now won the FA Cup five times in addition to four League Cups.

Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Both teams want to play out from the back, but the first half was an exhibition in how not to do so. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. City have now won the FA Cup five times in addition to four League Cups. From the three midfielders being man-marked when the defence had the ball, to the narrow, compact back five to prevent combinations in the half spaces, this was a near-perfect 90 minutes from the Gunners.

Arsenal vs Manchester City result: 5 things we learned as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sends Gunners to final. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile.

Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Even so, there’s some merit to the train of thought: Arteta will have his own thoughts and approach on management, but part of the reason he went to work with Guardiola was to learn from the best. Arsenal football club: record v Manchester City Head-to-head records of Arsenal against other teams. City immediately benefitted from the huge financial investment.

Under manager Roberto Mancini, the Citizens sealed their first Premier League title just four years after the takeover, as they pipped neighbours Manchester United to become English league champions for the third time in their history.