Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Arsenal - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - November 1, 2020 Arsenal

Arsenal end wait for ‘big six’ road win with victory at United

Arsenal ended their five-year watch for a Premier League away win in opposition to ‘Big Six’ opposition with a second half Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty giving them a 1-Zero win at Manchester United on Sunday.

The Gunners had not loved such a win in 29 video games since their victory at Manchester City in January 2015.

The outcome leaves United nonetheless with out a win at Old Trafford within the Premier League this season and it was a disappointing efficiency from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet after their spectacular show within the 5-Zero win over RB Leipzig within the Champions League in midweek.

The decisive second got here when Paul Pogba stood on Hector Bellerin’s foot inside the world and Aubameyang saved his cool to transform the spot-kick.

United did hit the put up by a deflected shot from substitute Donny van de Beek late within the recreation however Solskjaer’s 100th recreation as supervisor led to a defeat which leaves them in 15th place with simply seven factors from six video games.

Arsenal transfer as much as eighth on 12 factors.

Solskjaer opted to start out with Pogba in a Premier League recreation for the primary time since their 6-1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur final month however neither he nor essentially the most superior midfielder Bruno Fernandes had been capable of get a agency grip on the sport.

Mason Greenwood pressured a save out of Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno, from a good angle within the 21st minute however the Gunners pinned United again for lengthy levels with their spectacular urgent.

Arsenal’s Brazilian winger Willian clipped the cross-bar within the 39th minute and Aubameyang drifted a shot simply large after the interval.

But Pogba’s ill-advised problem determined the end result and left Solskjaer with some extra considering to do about how finest to organise his midfield.

“It’s hard to put your finger on it. It was disappointing from us. It was a cagey game, a game of few chances,” stated United skipper Harry Maguire.

“We needed to do more, we needed to create more. It’s not good enough, we’ve got to go work hard tomorrow at training. We can’t find excuses, we’ve got to look within.”