Arsenal beats Manchester United 3-2 with 2 goals from E. Nketiah. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Arsenal overcome Manchester United 3-2 thanks to E. Nketiah who scored in the 24th and 90th minute.

Arsenal beats Manchester United 3-2 with 2 goals from E. Nketiah. HIGHLIGHTS

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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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
Shots
  • 24 Total 6
  • 5 On Target 4
  • 19 Off Target 2
  • 9 Shots blocked 0
  • 102 Attack 81
  • 91 Dangerous attack 30
  • 81 Ball safe​ 67
  • 13 Free Kicks 9
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 12 Corners 4
  • 1 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 8 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

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.

Cards

Arsenal received 2 yellow cards (Ben White and Mikel Arteta). Regarding the opposition, Manchester United received 2 yellow cards (Antony and Luke Shaw).

Match Timeline

17'
Marcus Rashford(goal)
Ben White- Yellow
19'
Edward Nketiah(goal)Granit Xhaka
24'
Takehiro Tomiyasu- sub ->Ben White
46'
47'
Antony- Yellow
Bukayo Saka(goal)T. Tomiyasu
53'
59'
Lisandro Martínez(goal)
71'
Fred- sub ->Antony
Leandro Trossard- sub ->Gabriel Martinelli
82'
83'
Luke Shaw- Yellow
Edward Nketiah(goal)Martin Ødegaard
90'
90'
Alejandro Ferreyra- sub ->Raphaël Varane
Edward Nketiah(var)
90'
Rob Holding- sub ->Martin Ødegaard
90'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
Aaron Ramsdale 1.England
5.8
D
Gabriel 6.Brazil
7.2
D
Ben White 4.England
6.4
46' 19'
D
William Saliba 12.France
6.6
D
Oleksandr Zinchenko 35.Ukraine
6.7
M
Granit Xhaka 34.Switzerland
7.2
M
Thomas Partey 5.Ghana
6.8
M
Martin Ødegaard 8.Norway
6.3
90'
F
Bukayo Saka 7.England
8.3
Goals53'
F
Edward Nketiah 14.England
7.4
Goals24', 90'
F
Martinelli 11.Brazil
7.1
82'
Substitutes
G
Matt Turner 30.USA
D
Rob Holding 16.England
90'
D
Kieran Tierney 3.Scotland
D
7.0
46'
M
Fabio Vieira 21.Portugal
M
Emile Smith Rowe 10.England
M
F
Leandro Trossard 19.Belgium
82'

Arsenal started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Mikel Arteta Amatriain decided to play with the following team: Aaron Ramsdale (5.8), Benjamin White (6.4), William Saliba (6.6), Gabriel Magalhães (7.2), Oleksandr Zinchenko (6.7), Martin Ødegaard (6.3), Thomas Partey (6.8), Granit Xhaka (7.2), Bukayo Saka (8.3), Edward Nketiah (7.4) and Gabriel Martinelli (7.1).

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 (7.0).

Substitutions

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 is (8.3) with 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
G
David De Gea 1.Spain
6.6
D
Raphaël Varane 19.France
7.0
90'
D
Luke Shaw 23.England
6.8
83'
D
Aaron Wan-Bissaka 29.England
7.0
D
Lisandro Martínez 6.Argentina
8.4
Goals59'
M
Bruno Fernandes 8.Portugal
6.7
M
Scott McTominay 39.Scotland
7.3
M
Marcus Rashford 10.England
7.0
Goals17'
M
Antony 21.Brazil
6.4
71' 47'
M
Christian Eriksen 14.Denmark
7.0
F
Wout Weghorst 27.Netherlands
6.6
Substitutes
G
Tom Heaton 22.England
D
Tyrell Malacia 12.Netherlands
D
Harry Maguire 5.England
D
Victor Lindelöf 2.Sweden
M
Fred 17.Brazil
6.3
71'
F
Anthony Elanga 36.Sweden
F
90'

Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Erik ten Hag played with: David De Gea (6.6), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (7.0), Raphaël Varane (7.0), Lisandro Martínez (8.4), Luke Shaw (6.8), Christian Eriksen (7.0), Scott McTominay (7.3), Antony (6.4), Bruno Fernandes (6.7), Marcus Rashford (7.0) and Wout Weghorst (6.6).

They had on the bench: Anthony Elanga, Tyrell Malacia, Harry Maguire, Tom Heaton, Fred (6.3), Kobbie Mainoo, Victor Lindelöf, Alejandro Garnacho and Facundo Pellistri.

Substitutions

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 is (8.4) with 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.​