Video: Delicious Tierney assist sees Bukayo Saka sweep Arsenal into a deserved lead against Man City

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The way that Arsenal started the game against Man City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday lunchtime, it was only a matter of time before the Gunners went ahead.

When they eventually did so, it was a goal of the highest quality.

Though he wasn’t on the bench because of self-isolation guidelines surrounding another positive Covid diagnosis, Mikel Arteta will have been delighted with the speed and efficiency of the attack which led to Arsenal’s opener.

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When the ball made it’s way to a marauding Kieran Tierney, he wasted no time in sending a sumptuous cross right into the path of Bukayo Saka who sent the home crowd wild with a first-time finish.

Pictures from BT Sport and NBC Sports Soccer

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