Manchester City v Arsenal: What channel is it on, and what time is kick-off?

Manchester City's Fernando and Fernandinho in action with Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey

Two Premier League title contenders clash at the Etihad on Sunday - here is how to catch all the action

Chelsea's recent irresistible form has increased the pressure on the chasing pack at the top of the Premier League, two of whom meet on Sunday as Arsenal travel to face Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola's side flew out of the traps this season but have struggled of late, most notably during last weekend's 4-2 defeat at Leicester. With City now seven points off the top, they need to rediscover their early season form before it is too late.

Arsenal slipped up themselves in midweek, seeing a 1-0 lead overturned as they went down to a late defeat at Everton. That was their first defeat since the opening day of the season, and Arsene Wenger will be expecting a strong reaction this weekend.

Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the second goal for ArsenalAlexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the second goal for Arsenal

The Key Battle - John Stones vs Alexis Sanchez

The England international has had a mixed start to his City career since his summer arrival at the Etihad, and inadvertently set up Leicester's fourth with a slack backpass last weekend.

He faces a stern test of his abilities against Arsenal's Chilean talisman, who scored his 12th league goal of the season at Goodison Park on Tuesday evening.

Manchester City's John Stones looks dejected after his pass back leads to Leicester City's fourth goalManchester City's John Stones looks dejected after his pass back leads to Leicester City's fourth goal

Last Meeting:

The points were shared in May's clash between these two sides after a 2-2 draw at the Etihad.

City twice took the lead through Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne, but goals from Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez ensured the Gunners returned to London with a point.

Manchester City's Fernando and Fernandinho in action with Arsenal's Aaron RamseyManchester City's Fernando and Fernandinho in action with Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey

Recent league form – most recent last:

Manchester City - DWWLLW

Arsenal - DDWWWL

Who’s the ref?

Martin Atkinson will be in control at the Etihad.

The 45-year-old oversaw this fixture in December 2013, when Manchester City ran out 6-3 winners.

Manchester City's Alvaro Negredo scores against ArsenalManchester City's Alvaro Negredo scores against Arsenal in 2013

What time is kick off?

The match starts at 4pm.

Where can I watch it?

Sky Sports 1 is the place to see Arsenal's trip to Manchester City. Build-up starts at 3.30pm following the conclusion of Bournemouth's derby with Southampton.

Odds

Manchester City - 11/10 

Draw - 13/5

Arsenal - 23/10

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