Manchester United are doing much better. Authors of a catastrophic start to the season, the Mancunians recorded a fourth consecutive victory on Sunday by winning (3-1) on their lawn the shock against Arsenal, undefeated leader before this trip to Old Trafford. A success acquired in the second half for Erik ten Hag’s men who climbed to the top of the Premier League by taking fifth place at the end of this sixth day.
Long in difficulty by the game deployed by confident Londoners, Manchester United was able to count on the man who was worth 100 million euros: Antony. Recruited in the last straight line of the transfer window and established for his first, the former Brazilian from Ajax Amsterdam distinguished himself brilliantly by scoring in front of his new audience (1-0, 35th) before leaving his place shortly before the start. hour of play to a Cristiano Ronaldo still left on the bench. But the key man of this success of the Mancunians evolved in point and is called Marcus Rashford.
The English international tipped the match six minutes after the equalizer (1-1, 60th) from his selection partner, Bukayo Saka. Perfectly launched in depth by Bruno Fernandes, the center forward coolly adjusted Aaron Ramsdale (2-1, 66th), before achieving the double with fifteen minutes to go by concluding a counter initiated by his partners ( 3-1, 75th). A fatal sequence at Arsenal, which has never been able to climb the slope and continue its good series launched since the recovery.
The Gunners nevertheless remain top of the Premier League, a single point clear of Erling Haaland’s Manchester City and Harry Kane’s Tottenham. Their opponent of the day points to three units behind.