Joleon lescott had city in the 40s. Minute in the lead, laurent koscielny (82).) succeeded the late compensation for the club from london. Podolski was released in the 72nd minute. Replaced by theo walcott in the 40th minute. Arsenal is in fifth place in the table with nine payers. City tied for seventh behind fulham FC.
At liverpool FC, however, the crisis is deepening. With the 1:2 (0:0) on sunday against the english soccer record champions manchester united, the team of coach brendan rodgers remained without a win in the fifth game of the season in the premier league and also conceded the second home defeat already. Manu-newcomer robin van persie secured the victory for the "red devils" with a converted penalty (82.) the victory. Manchester united is second in the table, now twelve points behind leaders FC chelsea.
The champions league winners had already won 1-0 (0-0) on saturday against stoke city with former german international robert huth thanks to a goal by defender ashley cole.
"It’s a great result for us, but we didn’t play well," manunited coach alex ferguson said. "A win is a win, we are happy with the result, but not with the performance."
Liverpool, meanwhile, once again got itself into trouble. After the red card for jonjo shelvey (39).) the hosts were outnumbered by more than a half. Nevertheless, steven gerrard gave his team the lead shortly after the break (46.). Brazilian rafael da silva equalized just five minutes later, before van persie made everything clear with his fifth goal of the season.