The five keys to Arsenal’s victory over Manchester United in the Premier League
Within what was the most important game of day 21 of the Premier League 2022-23, the Arsenal by Mikel Arteta beat Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United 3-2 in a real match held at the Emirates Stadium. With this victory, the Gunners reached 50 points and again moved five units away from Manchester City. Pep Guardiola at the top of the table.
Besides, for the Red Devils it represents a blow in their attempt to get into the fight for the championship in the top English category, since after losing they are left with 39 points, the same amount as Newcastle United, but remaining in fourth position. Right now they have the Citizens at 6 units and Arsenal at 11.
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Five keys in the victory of Arsenal vs Manchester United
Marcus Rashford turned on
The English forward of the Old Trafford team remains at a high level and after ending his streak of 4 consecutive games scoring in the Premier League, against Crystal Palace, this day he was in charge of putting United ahead in the 17th minute. After stealing the ball in rival territory, he received from Bruno Fernandes and took a shot close to the right post by Aaron Ramsdale.
Immediate reaction from the Gunners
Although it seemed that the Manchester United coup had wreaked greater havoc on Arsenal, those commanded by Martin Odegaard showed a great personality and were in charge of equalizing the cards in the 24th minute, thanks to a huge assist from Granit Xhaka and an accurate shot from Eddie Nketiah.
Bukayo Saka somersault
Another of the young footballers of the England National Team who is signing a campaign full of prominence is Bukayo Sakawho after the World Cup in Qatar 2022 is pulling the Gunner car to continue dreaming of the title of Premier and today he scored the somersault goal at minute 53, with a great left-footed goal that went away from David de Gea.
Lisando Martínez, the heart of United
The central defender, world champion with Argentina, is one of the most important elements for Erik ten Hag, after he brought him from Ajax in Amsterdam and he won the title at the Red Devils. This Sunday he was in charge of making it 2-2 quickly in the 59th minute, after a bad rebound from Ramsdale.
Nketiah doublet on the hour
When it looked like the Gunners and Red Devils were going to split points from Emirates Stadium, a combination appeared between Leandro Trossard — recently arrived from Brighton — and Oleksandr Zinchenko, who shot a diagonal that Odegaard prolonged and ended up being the number ’14’ of Arsenal to put the final 3-2, signing with this his double in 90 ′.
Takehiro Tomiyasu (45′, Ben White), Fred (70′, Anthony), Leandro Trossard (81′, Gabriel Martinelli), Alexander Garnacho (91′, Raphaël Varane), Rob Holding (92′, Martin Ødegaard)
0-1, 16′: Rashford1-1, 23′: Eddie Nketiah2-1, 52′: Bukayo Saka2-2, 58′: Lisandro Martinez3-2, 89′: Eddie Nketiah
Referee: Anthony Taylor
VAR Referee: Michael Salisbury, Dan Robathan
Ben White (18′,Yellow) arteta (32′,Yellow) Anthony (46′,Yellow) Shaw (82′,Yellow)