coming at the back hill of their miraculous come back in the UEFA champions League victory against French giant Paris Saint-Germain in a 1-3 away win and ultimate qualification to the next round of the competition with the away goal rule and Arsenal on the other hand was on Thursday go humiliated in the same France by Rennnes. nobody expected the french side to have such score line but in football anything happens.
with this statistics in place couple with Manchester United unbeaten run in the premier league, most pundit and fans alike had given them a chance to pick up at least a point from the emirate stadium. So, the match was a very big test for the Manchester club to continue to consolidate their place in the champions league spot.
The match started pretty well for the gunner who exploited the space at the midfield to dominate Ole's boys and eventually went ahead to score at the 12th minute when midfielder Granit Xhaka's shot force de Gea to make unbelievable miscalculation about the ball flight which deflected to to the right of the keeper who had moved to his left to stop the shot. The look on de Gea's shows it all that it was blunder on his side as the emirate stadium was already in jubilation for the wonderful goal.
Emerick Aubameyang's goal from the penalty box was all the gunners needed to secure all three point in the star match of the week after Lacazzete was brought down inside the eighteen yard box by Fred.
All Manchester United efforts to come back into the game proved abortive as they missed out the chance to equalize when Fred shot at the edge of the box clipped the post at the 19th minute and Lukaku's 36th minute effort which Leno did well to make contact and keep off the ball after he was beaten in the box.
Since Ole's Solskjaer took over Manchester United at a point the club, fans and the board got tired of Jose Mourinho's style of football especially his relationship with key player, has been on unbeaten run of matches in the league since 16th December and have taken the club back to a position to compete for a place in the champions league spot.
In post match interview, the interim manager saluted the courage of his boys emphasizing that luck was not on their side after his boys saw five of their shot hit the wood work and attributed the slow pace of his player to the mid week champions league match which over stretched the players.
This victory has taken Arsenal into a place in the champions league with Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City ahead of them. What happens in the coming weeks will determine who get kick out or in to be in the final four top table toppers for the champions league next season.