Watch: Yaya Toure picks out corner with great goal vs. Arsenal

Monday December 21st, 2015

Manchester City came up a goal short in its comeback attempt at Arsenal on Monday, falling 2-1, but that one goal was quite a strike.

Yaya Toure sliced Arsenal's 2-0 advantage in half with a gorgeous left-footed effort. Toure worked a give-and-go with Bacary Sagna at the edge of the Arsenal box, on the right side. Without hesitation and with a single flick of his foot, he dispatched it over a helpless Petr Cech and into the upper left-hand corner of the net, making an extremely difficult shot look rather simple. 

The 82nd-minute goal wasn't enough to offset strikes by Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud, as Arsenal pulls within two points of league-leading Leicester City ahead of Boxing Day, while Manchester City remains in third place, four points behind Arsenal and six behind the Foxes. 

Watch Toure's strike, his third in league play this season, below:

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