The countdown to Arsenal's next match starts here.

Before every fixture you can take a trip down memory lane with some previous encounters against our forthcoming opponents. Click on the scores for match reports and click on the PLAY buttons to watch the best of the action from each game.

Manchester City - Gold

ARSENAL 2-0 MAN CITY, 2009
Arsenal old boy Adebayor could face his old club on Wednesday night but he was the scourge of his current employers in this fixture two seasons ago. The Togolese struck early in either half to see off Mark Hughes' side.

Manchester City - Gold

ARSENAL 1-0 MAN CITY, 2007
Wenger's side would challenge for the title in 2007/08 but they were stretched to the limit in this early-season encounter. Schmeichel saved Van Persie's penalty and a draw looked increasingly likely when Fabregas lashed in a late winner.

Manchester City - Gold

ARSENAL 3-1 MAN CITY, 2007
City threatened a shock when Beasley matched Rosicky's opener before half time. But Fabregas struck with 17 minutes left and Baptista - on for the injured Diaby - made sure of the points ten minutes before the end.

Manchester City - Gold

ARSENAL 5-0 MAN CITY, 2000
Arsenal needed 44 minutes to find a way through but ran riot after the break. Cole got that opener, Bergkamp added a second shortly after the break and the floodgates opened with Wiltord and Henry (2) finding the net late on.

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