The Premier League faced an exciting match between Arsenal and Man City. In this historical match, Manchester Utd beat league toppers Arsenal at Old Trafford. After winning five matches in a row, Arsenal tasted defeat on this day. After losing the first two matches, the Red Devils showed glimpses of the previous Man U in four consecutive matches.
United became the 3rd team in the history of the Premier League to win four consecutive matches after losing the opening 2 matches. This was done by Tottenham Hotspur in the 2011-12 season and Arsenal in 2018-19 season.
United beat Arsenal 3-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday (September 5). Anointed Anthony scored for the team. And Marcus Rashford scored two goals.
United was under pressure from the start of the match at Old Trafford. Arsenal disrupted United’s defense in the first 20-25 minutes. Chances were created several times.
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Then suddenly, against the pace of the match, United went ahead with the goal of Anthony, who made his debut in the 34th minute. Anthony scored with a left-footed shot from Rashford’s extended pass at the far post. Arsenal equalized in 60 minutes. England footballer Saka scored from inside the box.
United regained their lead in the 66th minute. Marcus Rashford evaded the offside trap after picking up Bruno Fernandes’ through pass and firing over the advancing goalkeeper’s head. United increased the gap to 3-1 in 75 minutes. Rashford scored two goals in the match. Even today, Cristiano Ronaldo was not in the first eleven. He entered the field as a substitute. But this day he did not see the goal.
Despite this loss, Arteta’s team is at the top of the league with 15 points in 6 matches. United are at number five with 12 points from even matches. Man City and Tottenham remain unbeaten in the Premier League so far as Arsenal lose. 4 wins and 2 draws in 6 matches between these two teams.