Here are five standout stats from the game...
1) Manchester City scored six times from seven shots on target. Arsenal themselves netted six from three.
2) Samir Nasri created seven goalscoring opportunities for City. The most prolific Arsenal creator was Bacary Sagna who made three key passes.
3) Theo Walcott made just 11 passes the entire game. Two of those 11 however created goalscoring opportunities.
4) For the second Premier League game in a row, Aaron Ramsey completed less than 80 per cent of his passes (78%). His lowest in his previous four games was 88%.
5) Only Vincent Kompan (6) made more defensive clearances for City than Alvaro Negredo (5).
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