Arsenal’s win versus Manchester United this night noticed the Gunners’ enchancment beneath the steering of Unai Emery summed up in a single statistic.
Arsenal 2-Zero Man United
The North Londoners welcomed United to the Emirates earlier immediately, for a Premier League conflict.
The matchup marked a vital one within the race for a spot within the English top-flight’s top-Four, with Spurs, United, Arsenal and Chelsea having been separated by simply Four factors forward of kick-off in North London.
And, when all was stated and completed on the Emirates, a near-perfect weekend for Arsenal was made full by the use of a 2-Zero victory for the Gunners.
Granit Xhaka opened the scoring for the hosts, wrong-footing David De Gea with a pushed effort from 20 yards.
And Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang went on to seal all three factors for Arsenal 20 minutes from time, slotting dwelling from the penalty spot after Fred had been adjudged to have fouled Alexandre Lacazette.
Manchester United huffed and puffed because the fixture entered its closing levels however, when all was stated and completed, a stout defensive efficiency from Arsenal (significantly Bernd Leno) noticed the Gunners safe a hard-fought clear sheet, and a hugely-significant victory.
Within the aftermath of this night’s end in North London, a statistic highlighting Arsenal’s kind versus the remainder of the Premier League’s high sides so far within the marketing campaign has come to mild on-line.
The Gunners have now performed out each of their season conferences with Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham.
Over the course of those matchups, Arsenal have picked up 12 factors from a doable 30.
Whereas this may occasionally not sound like a particularly-impressive haul on the face of it, it’s really twice as many factors because the capital giants garnered in the identical 10 fixtures final season, beneath the steering of Arsene Wenger.
12 – Arsenal have received 12 factors of their 10 Premier League video games in opposition to fellow ‘huge six’ opposition this season – double the quantity they received in such video games final season. Improved. #ARSMUN pic.twitter.com/JbV6nSmg7f
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 10, 2019
As well as, it must be famous that Arsenal’s first two aggressive fixtures beneath the steering of Unai Emery got here in league conferences with Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea, originally of the season.
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