Date: 19th December 2016 at 4:38pm
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Arsenal lost more ground in the title race after losing 2-1 at Manchester City on Sunday.

The Gunners are nine points behind league leaders Chelsea and their title hopes now hang by a thread.

It all started so well for Arsene Wenger’s side. After a hectic four minutes, Alexis Sanchez slipped in Theo Walcott who opened the scoring.

Both sides continued to make chances and Raheem Sterling’s diving header from the six yard box should have produced an equaliser for City.

If Arsenal were impressive in the first half, they were equally as bad after the break. Pep Guardiola’s rejuvenated City were on level terms inside two minutes. Leroy Sane ran on to David Silva’s through ball and slotted past the onrushing Petr Cech.

After a dominating period, City’s winner came on 71 minutes when Raheem Sterling’s shot evaded the outstretched leg of Nacho Monreal to fire in at Petr Cech’s near post.

The result has shattered Arsenal’s title hopes and now The Gunners sit 4th, just a point above 5th place north London rivals Tottenham.