Premier League: Manchester United beats Arsenal 3-1

MANCHESTER. Manchester United overcomes Arsenal 3-1.

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MANCHESTER. Manchester United conquers Arsenal 3-1. Arsenal lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who was helped by Lee Betts and Constantine Hatzidakis. The 4th official was Simon Hooper. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.1 degrees Celsius or 71.73 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 70%.​

Match Statistics

Arsenal was in firm control of the ball 60% while Manchester United was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Arsenal was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Manchester United succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

Manchester United shot 9 times, 6 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Arsenal shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Manchester United received 3 yellow cards (S. McTominay, H. Maguire and C. Eriksen). On the opposite side, Arsenal received 3 yellow cards (W. Saliba, G. Jesus and B. Saka).

After playing this match, Manchester United will have 9 points like Liverpool and Brentford to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Arsenal will stay with 15 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 12'
    12'

    G. Martinelli (Goal Disallowed)

  • 24'
    24'

    W. Saliba

  • 35'
    35'

    Antony

    M. Rashford

  • 58'
    58'

    C. Ronaldo

    Antony

  • 60'
    60'

    B. Saka

  • 66'
    66'

    M. Rashford

  • 67'
    67'

    Fred

    J. Sancho

  • 71'
    71'

    S. McTominay

  • 74'
    74'

    E. Smith Rowe

    M. Odegaard

  • 74'
    74'

    F. Vieira

    A. S. Lokonga

  • 74'
    74'

    E. Nketiah

    O. Zinchenko

  • 76'
    76'

    M. Rashford

    C. Eriksen

  • 77'
    77'

    G. Jesus

  • 81'
    81'

    Casemiro

    M. Rashford

  • 81'
    81'

    H. Maguire

    L. Martinez

  • 81'
    81'

    T. Tomiyasu

    B. White

  • 81'
    81'

    H. Maguire

  • 88'
    88'

    B. Saka

  • 90'
    90'

    C. Eriksen

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Manchester United will play away with Crystal Palace on the 11th of September with a 12-3 head to head in favor of Manchester United (4 draws).

Arsenal will host Everton on the 10th of September with a 19-8 head to head statistic in favor of Arsenal (8 draws).

Manchester United: Formation and Lineups

Manchester United adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Erik ten Hag chose to play with the following team: David De Gea (6.2), Diogo Dalot (7.2), Raphaël Varane (6.9), Lisandro Martínez (6.5), Tyrell Malacia (6.8), Scott McTominay (6.2), Christian Eriksen (6.8), Antony (7.1), Bruno Fernandes (7.6), Jadon Sancho (6.4) and Marcus Rashford (8.8).

Substitutes

Manchester United made 4 changes: Antony for C. Ronaldo (58′), J. Sancho for Fred (67′), M. Rashford for Casemiro (81′) and L. Martinez for H. Maguire (81′).

Top player: Marcus Rashford

The player who no doubt impressed Manchester United the most was Marcus Rashford.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 15 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3.

Arsenal: Formation and Lineups

Also Arsenal adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Mikel Arteta Amatriain played with: Aaron Ramsdale (6.3), Benjamin White (6.1), William Saliba (6.4), Gabriel Magalhães (6.1), Oleksandr Zinchenko (6.3), Albert Sambi Lokonga (6.7), Granit Xhaka (6.7), Bukayo Saka (7.6), Martin Ødegaard (6.8), Gabriel Martinelli (6.2) and Gabriel Jesus (7.3).

Substitutes

Arsenal made 4 changes: M. Odegaard for E. Smith Rowe (74′), A. S. Lokonga for F. Vieira (74′), O. Zinchenko for E. Nketiah (74′) and B. White for T. Tomiyasu (81′).

Top player: Bukayo Saka

The player who no doubt impressed Arsenal the most was Bukayo Saka.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 28 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

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