Arsenal’s hopes of fighting for the
Premier League title this season have
been decimated after losing 1-3 at home
to bitter rivals Manchester United on
Saturday, December 2.
United produced superb performance at
the Emirates Stadium scoring their first
goal in the 4th minute through Antonio
Valencia who was assisted by
Frenchman Paul Pogba.
Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez had a big
chance to level terms for the Gunners
when he was set up by Aaron Ramsey,
but Manchester United goalie David De
Gea denied him.
Englishman Jesse Lingard scored the
second goal for Manchester United in
the 11th minute and it was Anthony
Martial that assisted him.
Arsenal however failed to produce any
good chance for them to score as both
teams went to the break with the
On resumption, Arsenal changed their
style of play, and it paid off in the 49th
minute when Aaron Ramsey supplied a
wonderful pass for Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal fans were expecting their
players to score another goal, but
Frenchman Paul Pogba broke their
hearts as he created another chance for
Jesse Lingard to score in the 63rd
minute for Manchester United to win
The French man was sent off minutes
later for a tackle on Bellerin but Man
United held on for a big victory.