The 2022/23 Premier League title race promises to be one of the most exciting in years as defending champions Manchester City chase down Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta’s Young Guns have stormed out in front at the top of the table, leaving Pep Guardiola and City playing catch up, ahead of the second half of the campaign.
However, the two sides take a break from their title battle this weekend, as City host Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in FA Cup Fourth Round action.
Here’s all the key information on the match including kickoff time, live streaming and TV channels, lineups and betting odds.
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What time is Man City vs Arsenal kick off?
City will host Arsenal on Friday, January 27 at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, with kickoff at 20:00 local time.
Here’s how that translates into time zones across some of the world’s major territories.
|Hong Kong||04:00 HKT*|
|New Zealand||09:00 NZDT*|
* Following Day (Sat, Jan. 28)
Man City vs Arsenal live stream, TV channel
Here’s how to watch all of the action from this match in some of the major territories:
|UK||ITV 1, 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|
UK: FA Cup matches in the UK are broadcast live on the BBC and ITV and their respective streaming services.
USA: Fans in the USA can stream the match live via ESPN+.
Australia: Fans in Australia can stream matches live on Paramount+.
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Man City vs Arsenal lineups
Both managers will be looking to balance an important FA Cup game against their title challenges with changes expected from Guardiola and Arteta.
City have a fully fit squad to pick from ahead of this game and Guardiola could bring in Stefan Ortega, in place of Ederson, with Sergio Gomez, Rico Lewis and Jack Grealish amongst 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 following their 3-2 Premier League win over at Manchester United last weekend and he will only make limited rotations
Japanese 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 an incredible Premier League record against Arsenal since Guardiola’s arrival in 2016, with 11 wins and a draw, from 12 meetings.
However, Arsenal have enjoyed an advantage in the FA Cup, knocking City out at the semifinal stage in 2017 and 2020, under Arsene Wenger and Arteta.
Prediction: Arsenal to win 2-1
|Man City win||-150||7/10||1.70||-143|
|Over/Under 2.5 goals||-145 / +115||8/13 / 6/5||1.60 / 2.20||-156 / +112|
|Both teams to score Y/N||-140/+110||8/13 / 6/5||1.60 / 2.20||-161 / +103|