The Red Devils put an end to the Gunners winning streak as the title race for premier league glory is wide open with a 3-1 win over Mikel Arteta’s side.
Antony shines as he scores his debut goal and Marcus Rashford scores a brace to treat the Manchester United fans with a classic premier league match. Manchester United are now just three points off the top with Manchester city, Brighton and Spurs being the hurdles in their way as arsenal are still on top with 15 points of six games.
Match Summary of Manchester United vs Arsenal
From the first whistle both the teams made their intentions clear of winning the game. Martinelli’s goal was ruled out on the 12th minute with a controversial decision by the VAR and the match refree Tierny as during the attack man united’s Christian Eriksen was fouled . On the 35th minute Antony scored his debut goal with a rashford assist,The goal was applauded by Cristiano from the bench.The Brazilian is just in the making under erik ten hag, right wing was locked by the 22 year old for the first 58 minutes of the match as he was then subbed off for Cristiano Ronaldo. Bukayo Saka then scored a goal in the 59th minute and spiced up the tie but it was soon put to bed by Marcus Rashford as he scored a brace.
7 minutes later after Saka’s equalizer Marcus Rashford made a sumptuous run on the counter and was provided with a delicious ball by captain Bruno Fernandes. Second goal came on the 75th minute with was shambolic defending by the visitors as it was a 2v1 and it was an easy tap in for the MBE on the break.
Manchester United’s Strike force
United’s forwards are looking more balanced, clinical and deadly this season with the addition of antony in the summer transfer window. The trio of Sancho- Rashford- Antony is full of talent and goals. Sancho is doing really well this season with 2 goals , Rashford has had 5 G/A which were crucial and match winning goals.
Arsenal would look forward to continuing their brilliant form in the league and forget about the united test. Mikel Arteta’s side is potential of dropping points ahead in the season as they had won against newly promoted sides or teams battling for relegation and have big fixtures coming up in October.