The 2022/23 Premier League title race promises to be one of the most exciting in years as defending champions Manchester City chase Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta’s young guns have stormed up at the top of the table, leaving Pep Guardiola and City catching up ahead of the second half of the season.
However, the two sides are taking a break from their title fight this weekend as City host Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Here you will find all the important information about the match, including kick-off time, live streaming and TV channels, line-ups and betting odds.
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When will Man City vs Arsenal kick off?
City host Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Friday 27 January with kick-off at 20:00 local time.
Here’s how that translates to time zones in some of the world’s major areas.
|kick off time|
|United States of America||15:00 CET|
|United Kingdom||20:00 GMT|
|India||01:30 AM IST*|
|Hong Kong||04:00 CEST*|
|New Zealand||09:00 AM NZDT*|
* The following day (Sat, Jan. 28)
Man City vs Arsenal Live Stream, TV Channels
Here’s how you can follow all the action of this game in some of the most important areas:
|United States of America||—||ESPN+|
|United Kingdom||ITV1, STV||ITVX, STV Player|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports||beIN Sports Connect|
|Hong Kong||—||myTV SUPER, M Plus Live|
|Malaysia||Astro Supersport 4||Sooka, Astro Go|
UNITED KINGDOM: FA Cup matches in the UK are broadcast live on BBC and ITV and their respective streaming services.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Fans in the US can stream the game live on ESPN+.
Australia: Fans in Australia can stream games live on Paramount+.
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Man City vs Arsenal Lineups
Both managers will look to equalize an important FA Cup game against their title challenges, with changes expected from Guardiola and Arteta.
City have a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of this game and Guardiola could come in Stephen Ortegainstead of Edersonwith Sergio Gomez, Rico Lewis and Jack Grealish among the potential starters.
Man City starting XI (4-3-3): Ortega (GK) – Lewis, Stones, Akanji, Gomez – Silva, Rodri, Gundogan – Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish
Arteta has no change on the injury front after last weekend’s 3-2 Premier League win at Manchester United and he will make limited rotations
Japan international Takehiro Tomiyasu could come in to allow Ben White to take a break from the starting XI.
Arsenal starting XI (4-3-3): Ramsdale (GK) – Tomiyasu, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko – Odegaard, Partey, Xhaka – Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli
Man City vs Arsenal prediction, odds
City have had an incredible record in the Premier League against Arsenal since Guardiola’s arrival in 2016, with 11 wins and a draw from 12 games.
However, Arsenal had an advantage in the FA Cup, knocking out City in the semi-finals under Arsene Wenger and Arteta in 2017 and 2020.
Forecast: Arsenal win 2-1
|United States of America
|Man City wins||-150||7/10||1.70||-143|
|Over/under 2.5 goals||-145 / +115||13.8. / 5.6||1.60 / 2.20||-156 / +112|
|Both teams score Y/N||-140/+110||13.8. / 5.6||1.60 / 2.20||-161 / +103|