Pep Guardiola as well as his team of star players were scheduled to take on Arsenal on this Premier League matchday but the game was postponed
Nine-midweek matches will be played within the Premier League, but there is one flaw in the matchday schedule following Arsenal against Manchester City was postponed.
With their fourth championship in the span of five seasons, City might have expected their long-term rivals, Liverpool, to pose the greatest threat to their title again. But, even though Liverpool did not win, the Reds were able to defeat Pep Guardiola and his team on Sunday at Anfield at the end of Sunday’s afternoon match, there is to be another rival on the horizon.
Arsenal having the former City manager Mikel Arteta as their coach and Mikel Arteta as their coach – has scored 27 points out of 30 this season and is currently in the lead. The city is currently four points behind.
Because of the possibility of colliding in an exciting showdown in the next few weeks, City as well as the Gunners will have to sit out that match of the season. This is everything you should be aware of regarding the postponement and the possibility of rescheduling.
In the wake of the Queen’s passing in March, the following Premier League matchday was postponed. The global tragedy also affected Arsenal as they continue their Europa League quest. In fact, their game against PSV was postponed and needed to be accommodated as a priority, due to UEFA rules.
Arsenal was at risk of losing points when issues with policing forced them to delay the initial game date (September 15) in the event that they were unable to reschedule the match in time. But even though the Gunners were able to consider and suggest alternatives – like reversing their home game with PSV this was not feasible.
Following discussions in talks with Premier League and European bodies The new date was agreed upon (October 20) which meant the home game against City was forced to be moved on hold. Other games will be played in the division, in order to give Guardiola’s team some time to rest.
What date will Arsenal Man City vs. Arsenal be scheduled? Man City be set?
Here’s where possible problems could arise. The date has been rescheduled to be announced from the Premier League, but clubs are set to put their domestic obligations on hold while players leave for World Cup duty next month and top-flight action will resume the following Boxing Day.