Arsenal managed to silence Manchester United two goals without reply, in the Week 21 Premier League match. This result is Mikel Arteta’s first victory as manager of the Gunners.
Undergoing match at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday (1/1/2020) evening local time, Arsenal got fierce resistance from MU. Consequently, based on statistics on the official Premier League website, the London Cannon Team incised 48.9 percent possession, compared to 51.1 percent owned by the Red Devils.
In addition, Arsenal fired 10 shots, four of which led to the goal. Just like the Gunners, Manchester United also has four good chances from 10 kicks.
Even so, Arsenal managed to complete two of the four shots on target to bear fruit into a goal. A pair of London Cannons scored by Nicolas Pepe in the 8th minute and Sokratis Papastathopoulos in the 42nd minute.
The Red Devils try to reply. However, until the match ended, the score 2-0 to Arsenal’s victory remained.
For the Gunners manager, Mikel Arteta, this result feels special. Because, Arteta won the inaugural victory of the last three matches after being appointed as Arsenal manager.
Previously, he brought the Bullet Warehouse Team to play 1-1 against Bournemouth and lost 1-2 to Chelsea.
The victory also makes Arsenal move up one rank to 10th in the Premier League standings with a point of 27. They are four points behind Manchester United in fifth position.