Mesut Ozil star of the show in Arsenal win over Manchester City

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Mesut Ozil was one of the star’s of the show during Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Manchester City.

The Gunners were 2-0 ahead by half time following goals from Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud.

Ozil provided assists for both goals and is just one goal away from Thierry Henry’s assist record of 16.

The 27-year-old received a a rating of 8.1 from Whoscored for his performance on the night.

Ozil took 59 touches on the ball, made two key passes and maintained a passing accuracy of 89%.

The World Cup winner also contributed to Arsenal when it came to defence. Ozil made four successful tackles and one interception.

Arsenal remain in second place following their victory over Manchester City with 36 points in 17 games. The North London based side are four points clear of third placed City and two points off league leaders Leicester City.

Arsene Wenger’s side take on Southampton in their next league game.

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