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Arsenal fans celebrate Manchester City’s fourth goal AGAINST them during 5-0 loss at the Etihad

Arsenal fans celebrate Manchester City’s fourth goal AGAINST them during 5-0 demolition at the Etihad Stadium as dissent towards under-fire boss Mikel Arteta continues to grow

  • Arsenal have lost all three of their Premier League games and still haven’t scored
  • The Gunners were down to ten men in the first half after Granit Xhaka’s red card
  • Pressure is increasing on Mikel Arteta with Arsenal now bottom of the league 

Arsenal’s disappointing start to the season hit a new low after their fans were seen celebrating Manchester City’s fourth goal at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.  

Mikel Arteta’s side lost the game 5-0, their third defeat in three Premier League matches this season. They are now bottom of the league, have yet to score and have conceded nine goals. 

The Gunners were up against it early on after Granit Xhaka’s red card in the 35th minute for a two-footed lunge on Joao Cancelo.  

Arsenal fans were seen celebrating after Rodri’s goal gave the champions a 4-0 lead 

Rodri (right) celebrates with Jack Grealish after his goal made it 4-0 to Manchester City

Rodri (right) celebrates with Jack Grealish after his goal made it 4-0 to Manchester City

The nature of the emphatic loss will increase the pressure on Arteta after a poor start to the campaign; following on from defeats to Brentford and Chelsea in their first two fixtures. 

After failing to see their side even have a shot on target at the Etihad, a section of the away support celebrated when Rodri scored City’s fourth goal in the 53rd minute.  

Arsenal enjoyed just 19% of the possession in an overwhelmingly one-sided game. 

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is under increasing pressure after a poor start to the new season

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is under increasing pressure after a poor start to the new season

Despite the embarrassing footage coming to light, Arteta thanked the travelling fans for their ‘unconditional support’ during the thumping.

‘When you lose games it’s possible. We had 3,000 fans today and the way they reacted to the team and the support they gave was unconditional. I am really proud of that,’ he said. 

‘I am sorry we could not give them what they wanted and we will try to fix that. It’s been really tough the last three weeks with everything that happened.’  

The Gunners will seek their first points and goals of the Premier League season when they host newly promoted Norwich City after the international break.  

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