Manchester United 3 – 2 Arsenal in 30mins
Manchester United won by 1 goal
Manchester United will assess Anthony Martial, who missed Thursday’s win against Midtjylland with a tight hamstring.Petr Cech returned for Arsenal following Arsene Wenger’s decision to rest the goalkeeper
Champions League defeat to Olympiacos, but the selection decisions made by his opposite number Louis van Gaal are now set to fall under the spotlight.Goals by Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the space of 74 seconds gave Arsenal a 3-2 lead by the seventh minute at Emirates Stadium and Sanchez scored his sixth goal in three matches in the 19th minute.
Arsenal substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain clipped the crossbar with a neat lob in stoppage time, attempting to add the result that ended Man Utd’s run of three consecutive top-flight wins.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: “We did not give them any chances to score and that was vital. We surprised them with our start.