AS reported by theguardian.co.uk

Goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva give Manchester City a 2-0 win over Arsenal and a perfect start to their title defence

I’ll leave you here – with Daniel Taylor’s match report. Thanks for your company this afternoon. Business as usual for City; plus ca change for Arsenal, although I suspect they will improve from here. Enjoy the rest of your day!

Related: Bernardo Silva sets seal on dominant Manchester City win over Arsenal

Arsenal outran City today, the stats show, which suggests they are taking some of Emery’s approach onboard. Now to refine it and make sure they’re more efficient on the ball. Chelsea, similarly in flux, might be a better test of their current standing next week.

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