Arsenal beats Man United 2-0 to go 4th in Premier League

Arnold Nichols
March 11, 2019

West Midlands police later confirmed the supporter had been arrested, while Grealish went on to score the decisive goal as Villa won 1-0.

Goals from Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired Arsenal to a 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, moving the Gunners above their opponents and into fourth place.

"They (United) were in a good moment after one result against PSG but we had a big performance and we are in a good moment in the Premier League".

But while Champions League qualification is in their own hands, Emery is keen to put that battle to one side as they look to overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit in the Europa League against Rennes. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. And now after this victory we can be positive but not change our idea.

United hit the woodwork either side of the goal, with Romelu Lukaku heading against the crossbar first and Fred striking the post minutes later.

The Swiss midfielder duly managed to completely fox David De Gea with a bending shot that left the United 'keeper rocking on his heels...

Also, John Moss was too eager to give the penalty on a meek challenge and from then on, there was no coming back for Solskjaer's side.


Looking at each club's remaining fixtures, Arsenal undoubtedly have the easier run-in due to the fact they've played all of the top six twice. Today we worked very well with the emotion during the 90 minutes because they had some chances, we needed our goalkeeper, or centre-backs, our defensive players.

"The referee will be disappointed when he sees it as I don't think it is a penalty", United interim manger Solskjaer complained.

"We are going to play hard matches and being consistent is very important", said Emery.

"The momentum is incredible but there's still a long way to go for this to be a successful season for Manchester United".

Aubameyang's second-half penalty came just one week after Aubameyang saw his last-gasp penalty against Tottenham saved, costing Arsenal a valuable victory, and Ramsey praised the character of his team-mate for not shirking responsibility.

The open half an hour of the match was clearly Arsenal's but after that, Manchester United really did pick up the pace. In the first 15 to 20 minutes we never put them under pressure and he had time to hit that ball.

"I didn't see exactly what happened but there shouldn't be a place in the game where someone runs on to the pitch", United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER