Arsenal confronted Rennes on Thursday in a test that has come to be known as their Champions League security spread. If it remains along these lines, as it might be, it is Solskjaer who ought to almost certainly land the colossal one next season. Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Turn On Up’ serenaded the fans as they walked around the night and the deluge – and Arsenal has. They lead Manchester United by two and trail Tottenham by one.
MATCH FACTS AND STATS
Arsenal: Leno, Sokratis, Koscielny, Monreal, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Xhaka, Kolasinac, Ozil (Iwobi 77), Lacazette (Nketiah 86), Aubameyang (Suarez 80).
Subs not used: Cech, Elneny, Iwobi, Mustafi, Guendouzi.
Goals: Xhaka 12, Aubameyang 69
Booked: Sokratis, Kolasinac
Manchester United: De Gea, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Dalot (Martial 70), Fred, Matic (Greenwood 80), Shaw, Pogba, Lukaku, Rashford.
Subs not used: Bailly, Andreas Pereira, Rojo, Romero, McTominay.
Booked: Matic, Pogba
Referee: Jon Moss
First it was Chelsea, beaten 2-0 in January at Emirates and as such consigned to sixth spot, by and by Manchester United, vanquished by class adversaries without precedent for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s residency and pushed out of the Champions League top four.
For a manager in his first Premier League season, undertaking a noteworthy exercise on compelled assets, Unai Emery is finishing a particularly extraordinary activity.
So Arsenal and Manchester United change places. Way to deal with go yet obviously, yet the planning is everything. Gunners have hit extraordinary structure starting late against their brief foes – drawing with Tottenham away, beating Chelsea, by and by Manchester United. A lot of managers around him have been getting massive acclaims notwithstanding, under the radar, Emery is doing everything that was anticipated from him at Arsenal – and maybe to some degree more.