Hottest News: Postponed Man City – Arsenal because of Covid-19

Man City homepage has just announced that the 29th Premier League match between Man City vs Arsenal has been postponed due to concerns of the corona virus.

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Man City vs Arsenal: Reunion of teachers and students

The match in the 28th Premier League round between Man City vs Arsenal will be the first time the head coach Arteta returns to Etihad to confront his former teacher.

Round 28 English Premier League: Man City vs Arsenal

Time: 2h30 on 12/3 | Stadium: Etihad

The match was postponed due to concerns over the Covid-19, epidemic

In the final days of 2019, Arsenal officially announced the new captain of the team, who will take the role of salvaging the disoriented ship at Emirates.

And the name sent to the Gunners’ BLD is the former player of the team – Mikel Arteta, who was then Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Man City.

In nearly 3 months of leading Arsenal, Arteta has been doing his job well. After the first match, the young Spain captain has helped Arsenal return to the race to attend the European Cup, even competing for Champions League qualification.

Arsenal revived under Arteta. Photo: Daily Mail
Arsenal revived under Arteta. Photo: Daily Mail

From a superficial club, without any specific diagram or play style under Emery, the London team now returns to the ball-control style and actively imposes the game on the opponent.

There were no boos from the home fans around the stands, as well as the uncontrolled inhibition of the players on the pitch. Arsenal has returned to being a united, united team for the common goal.

Although he was unexpectedly eliminated in the Europa League, it is undeniable that the great contribution Arteta made at this time at the Emirates.

It must be said that Arteta received very well what he learned from Pep when they were both at Man City. And this round of 28 matches, will be the most accurate test of the young strategist’s ability when he confronts his own teacher.

However, Man City are showing moves in the Premier League. The latest defeat to Man Utd has suppressed nearly every hope of successfully defending their 3rd consecutive championship.

Man City will focus all its energy on the C1 arena Man City vs Arsenal.
Man City will focus all its energy on the C1 arena Man City vs Arsenal.

With the fact that almost half of Manchester will not be able to appeal successfully, and will be absent in the European Cup next season, the issue of ending the NHA season in any position no longer matters to Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students.

The penalty from UEFA makes City more determined and devoted to the Champions League. Perhaps this will be the last noble title that the pillars at Etihad want to win before they think of leaving to find new challenges to maintain their style is rubbed in the top arena.

Even so, playing at Etihad is always a bad place for any team to come. In particular, Arsenal has lost to Man City in the last 6 confrontations in the previous Man City vs Arsenal battles.

Can Arteta win against his former mentor Pep Guardiola
Can Arteta win against his former mentor Pep Guardiola

It can be said, Gunner is Pep’s favorite prey since he led the Green Man. Whether in this confrontation, his one-time assistant, Mikel Arteta, in a new role, can help Arsenal end the losing streak.

Or again, Manchester City again triumphs, bringing the number of consecutive wins against Arsenal to 7, along with the assertion that Arteta still needs more time to achieve. the caliber of the current Pep Guardiola.


Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Mendy; Rodri, Fernandinho, De Bruyne; Sterling, Aguero, Bernardo Silva

Arsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Luiz, Papastathopoulos, Ceballos, Ozil, Xhaka, Aubameyang, Pepe, Nketiah


The Premier League match-up round of the 2019-2020 season between Man City vs Arsenal will be delayed indefinitely because of Covid-19. As planned, the great battle of the fog land will take place at dawn on March 12 but a notice said the Arsenal club staff contacted the owner of Olympiacos Club – Evangelos Marinakis – who suspected of being infected with the virus. Covid-19.

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Earlier, the medical team sought individuals who had contact with Mr. Evangelos Marinakis in the match against Olympiacos 13 days ago. Arsenal determined that a number of players met Mr. Evangelos Marinakis right after the match.

Arsenal believes that the staff’s ability to infect Covid-19 virus is not high, but the Emirates team will strictly follow the regulations to prevent the spread of disease and any players. who have been in contact with a source of infection must be isolated for 14 days.

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In the announcement on the homepage of the Man City Club, the team wishes Mr. Marinakis will recover quickly and will have the latest information on the upcoming schedule. The club also advised football fans to not gather in crowded places, especially in areas such as Etihad Stadium.

The announcement came after Olympiakos boss Evangelos Marinakis was confirmed positive for Covid-19. He met a few Arsenal players and staff after the match between the two teams in the round of 16 of the Europa League which took place 13 days ago.

Arsenal players will be quarantined at home until the 14-day deadline expires. Four Arsenal employees, who sat near Mr. Marinakis in that match, will also stay at home until the 14 days are up.

Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis was positive for COVID-19
Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis was positive for COVID-19

An article wrote that: “The match between Manchester City and Arsenal was delayed as a precaution after announcing that Evangelos Marinakis was positive for Covid-19.

13 days ago, Olympiakos played at the Emirates Stadium in the Europa League and Mr. Marinakis, the owner of the Greek club met with some of Arsenal’s members and team.

According to medical advice, Arsenal and Manchester City said it was necessary to postpone the match due to the match to allow time to fully assess the situation. Therefore, the BTC Premier League has agreed that this match will be rescheduled. 

Reigning Premier League champion, Manchester City is currently ranked second on the league table in England, 25 points behind Liverpool. Meanwhile, Arsenal ranked ninth with 40 points.
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