Arsenal vs Man Utd LIVE: Latest updates from Premier League match

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ARSENAL and Man Utd are embroiled in a frantic clash at the Emirates.

Nuno Tavares gave Arsenal a dream start against Man Utd as he took advantage of some shambolic defending.

Eddie Nketiah then thought he’d doubled Arsenal’s lead, but the goal was ruled out for offside.

But it the Gunners did get a second from the same incident, as the footage of the offside showed Alex Telles had committed a foul, leaving Bukayo Saka to score the resulting penalty.

However, Cristiano Ronaldo halved the deficit and emotionally pointed to the sky as he netted just days after losing his baby son.

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  • Kick-off: Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    Arsenal get the second-half started.

  • HT: Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    The fate of their season may well depend on the next 45 minutes.

    For Man Utd, defeat today could spell the end of their challenge for a Champions League spot.

    Arsenal however can improve their chances of cementing that final qualification spot in the table.

  • HT: Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    In what was quite an even first half, both sides will feel they created enough chances to go into the break ahead.

    Neither side can say they have dominated to an extent where they deserve to be in the lead at half-time.

    Defensively, both Arsenal and Man Utd look like conceding whenever they are attacked.

    This is still anybody’s game.

  • HT: Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    The referee brings the first half to a close.

    An entertaining first half of football.

    The Gunners slightly edging this one at half-time.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd – Odegaard chance!

    45+3. Odegaard tries an effort from the edge of the box.

    De Gea saves in a very unconventional manner.

    It may be as he saw it late, weird but it does the job.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    45+2. Cedric plays the ball back to Ramsdale under pressure.

    Ronaldo is looking to press and the Arsenal keeper slices the ball out for an unnecessary throw in.

    Ramsdale does not look himself today.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    44. It has gone a bit scrappy now.

    Arsenal trying to hold on to what they have already got until half time.

    Man Utd trying to find an equaliser before the break.

    We are going to have five additional minutes here.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    42. It has been quite an open game so far.

    United try to counter but Elanga’s touch takes the ball out.

    Goal kick to Arsenal.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    40. With the way these two defences have looked in the first half, I do not think we have seen the last of any goals today.

    Every time a team attacks, they look like scoring.

    Ramsdale comes and collects the corner.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd – Elneny chance!

    38. The Egyptian tries his luck from outside of the box.

    De Gea cannot take any chances and tips the ball wide.

    Saka has a chance to score but the ball is blocked by the United defenders.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    36. The home fans have gone very quiet since that Ronaldo goal.

    Man Utd are starting to create more now.

    Arsenal are looking as sketchy at the back as Rangnick’s side.

  • Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd

    34. Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 100th goal for Man Utd.

    Joining Wayne Rooney (183), Ryan Giggs (109) and Paul Scholes (107).

    Game on again at The Emirates.

  • Goal – Cristiano Ronaldo (Man Utd)

  • Arsenal 2-0 Man Utd

    32. Well that was another episode of the VAR show.

    Bruno Fernandes complains to the referee.

    United need to look at their own personal performances rather than blaming the officials for their downfall.

  • Goal – Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    29. Craig Pawson has gone over to the monitor.

    The goal has been disallowed.

    But it is now an Arsenal penalty.

    Telles has been booked for his complaints.

  • Arsenal 2-0 Man Utd

    27. VAR will need to check this one to see if Nketiah is offisde.

    This will be a very tight call.

    Anything could happen with this technology.

  • Goal – Eddie Nketiah (Arsenal)

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd – Nketiah chance!

    25. What a moment for Arsenal.

    The young Arsenal striker finds himself with only the keeper to beat and smashes it straight at De Gea.

    Either side of the keeper and that was a goal.

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    23. Man Utd players claim a handball by Cedric.

    The Arsenal player does seem to handle accidentally while on the floor.

    VAR dismisses it.

    Straight away Dalot has a shot from outside the box which thunders back off the crossbar.

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    21. Lindelof plays a ball over the top towards Ronaldo.

    The Portuguese striker on this occasion cannot control the ball.

    He may have been offside anyway, it was tight.

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    19. Odegaard wastes the free-kick as he puts it over.

    The position never favoured a left-footer.

    It says a lot about the talent available to Arsenal at dead-ball situations currently.

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    17. Nketiah is running towards goal when Elanga clips his heels.

    The Arsenal striker goes down on the edge of the box.

    Dangerous free kick for the home side here.

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    15. United are first to the ball all too often at the moment.

    Sancho wins a corner at the expense of Elneny.

    Fernandes’ ball into the box evades everybody.

  • Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd

    13. The Gunners just seem a bit off the pace of the game right now.

    They are taking too long on the ball to make decisions.

    It allows United to dispossess them all too often.



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