Register Login Scores

Manchester United

Arsenal & Aubameyang Pile More Misery On Man Utd

English Premier League

Result: Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal

Date: 01 November 2020

Venue: Old Trafford

Arsenal claimed their first Premier League win at Old Trafford in 14 years with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday night.

United had the first opportunity of the game when Marcus Rashford played a sumptuous ball around the back of Arsenal defender Rob Holding to the back post for Mason Greenwood, who let fly with his left foot from an acute angle bringing a good save out of Bernd Leno with his legs.

Arsenal were the side making more of the play and almost broke the deadlock when Willian played the ball down the side for Bellerin, who fizzed the ball into the box but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang just couldn't get on the end of it.

In the 39th minute, Willian and Aubameyang exchanged passes on the edge of the area, with the latter flicking a pass towards the Brazilian, who curled a left-footed shot towards the far post which clipped the top of the bar before going over.

The Gunners were bossing possession and had another superb opportunity to take the lead in the 44th minute when Hector Bellerin whipped a delightful ball in to the box which an unmarked Bukayo Saka headed inches wide when he should have hit the back of the net.

In the second half it was United who were dominating possession but the visitors had the first opportunity of the second period. Alexandre Lacazette dispossessed Fred and then slid in Aubameyang, who ran round the pass and then attempted to curl one into the far corner past De Gea but it just went the wrong side of the post.

Arsenal won a penalty in the 68th minute when Paul Pogba clipped the back of Bellerin's ankles as the full-back looked to get on the end of Willian's throughball and Aubameyang sent De Gea the wrong way, ending a run of five Premier League games without a goal.

The hosts were pressing hard for an equaliser and with five minutes to go of regular time Donny van de Beek's shot deflected off Mohamed Elneny and came off the face of Bernd Leno, on to the bar and out to safety with the Arsenal keeper knowing very little about it as Arsenal held on for the three points.

Click through the gallery below to see the best-paid players at Man United! 


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

18 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

116 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Beckham Fires Coach, Wants Former Man Utd Teammate

1 Jan 08, 2021 11:23 AM in World News

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

138 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: Man Utd Confirm Second January Exit

1 Jan 13, 2021 05:37 PM in English Premier League

Messi Named World’s Greatest Playmaker Of The Decade, CR7 Not In Top 10

23 Jan 12, 2021 01:36 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Brighton Coach Hands Down Verdict On Tau’s Debut

31 Jan 11, 2021 05:34 PM in Players Abroad

5 Of Mosemaedi’s Best Looks Alongside His Swanky VW

2 Jan 13, 2021 12:05 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

116 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates