Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang give Gunners huge boost in race for

Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang give Gunners huge boost in race for

Arsenal took a huge step towards Champions League qualification with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at the Emirates. On a weekend when Tottenham lost and Chelsea drew, Granit Xhaka and and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the Gunners firmly in control of fourth place. 1 Aubameyang doubled Arsenal’s lead Xhaka’s swerving effort wrong-footed David de Gea…


Arsenal took a huge step towards Champions League qualification with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at the Emirates.

On a weekend when Tottenham lost and Chelsea drew, Granit Xhaka and and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the Gunners firmly in control of fourth place.

Aubameyang doubled Arsenal’s lead

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Aubameyang doubled Arsenal’s lead

Xhaka’s swerving effort wrong-footed David de Gea in the first-half, and Aubameyang also sent the United goalkeeper the wrong way – this time with a penalty in the second-half.

Referee Jonathan Moss pointed to the spot after Fred’s challenge on Alexandre Lacazette – although it appeared soft.

It brings Ole Gunnar Solskjaer firmly back down to earth following his team’s remarkable comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The Norwegian now faces an uphill battle to qualify for next season’s edition of the competition following his first Premier League defeat as interim manager.

United sit fifth, two points behind fourth-place Arsenal and one ahead of Chelsea, who have a game in hand on both teams.

Arsenal took a huge step towards Champions League qualification with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at the Emirates.

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