LONDON. Arsenal beat Manchester United 3-2 thanks to E. Nketiah who scored in the 24th and 90th minute. Arsenal took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Emirates Stadium stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. In front of 60,325 spectators. The referee was Anthony Taylor who was helped by Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Andre Marriner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was freezing at -0.1 degrees Celsius or 31.8 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.
Arsenal had a strong ball possession 57% while Manchester United was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Arsenal was more pushing with 91 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Arsenal won the match.
Arsenal shot 24 times, 5 on target, 19 off target. Regarding the opposition, Manchester United shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.
Arsenal received 2 yellow cards (Ben White and Mikel Arteta). Regarding the opposition, Manchester United received 2 yellow cards (Antony and Luke Shaw).
After this match, Arsenal will have 50 points to hold in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Manchester United will stay with 39 points like Newcastle United to hold in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Arsenal will host Brighton & Hove Albion on the 13th of May with a 6-5 head to head record in favor of Arsenal (3 draws).
Manchester United will host Wolverhampton Wanderers on the 13th of May with a 12-4 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester United (4 draws).
Arsenal – Formation
Arsenal started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Mikel Arteta Amatriain decided to play with the following team: Aaron Ramsdale, Benjamin White , William Saliba , Gabriel Magalhães , Oleksandr Zinchenko , Martin Ødegaard , Thomas Partey , Granit Xhaka , Bukayo Saka , Edward Nketiah and Gabriel Martinelli .
The home team had on the bench: Rob Holding, Fábio Vieira, Emile Smith Rowe, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Marquinhos, Kieran Tierney, Matt Turner, Leandro Trossard and Takehiro Tomiyasu.
Arsenal made 3 changes: Ben White for T. Tomiyasu (46′), Gabriel Martinelli for Leandro Trossard (82′) and Martin Ødegaard for R. Holding (90′).
Best player: Bukayo Saka
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Arsenal was Bukayo Saka.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 47 passes (80% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 5 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Manchester United – Formation
Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Erik ten Hag played with: David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka , Raphaël Varane , Lisandro Martínez , Luke Shaw , Christian Eriksen , Scott McTominay , Antony , Bruno Fernandes , Marcus Rashford and Wout Weghorst .
They had on the bench: Anthony Elanga, Tyrell Malacia, Harry Maguire, Tom Heaton, Fred, Kobbie Mainoo, Victor Lindelöf, Alejandro Garnacho and Facundo Pellistri.
Manchester United made 2 changes: Antony for Fred (71′) and Raphaël Varane for Alejandro Garnacho (90′).
Best player: Lisandro Martínez
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Manchester United was Lisandro Martínez.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 57 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.