Arsenal’s 2-0 Victory over Manchester United Brings Them closer To the Top Four.

Arsenal and Manchester United players Martial and Xhaka battling for the ball

Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Manchester united at the Emirates Stadium sets up an opportunity for the London club to push in the top four miraculously if fate favors them for the 21st consecutive appearance. Granit Xhaka and former United kid, Danny Welbeck’s goals in three minutes and nine seconds gave the Gunner’s victory over The Red Devils.

Jose Mourinho’s deceptive verbal tactics of threatening to fill in second eleven did not put clever Arsene Wenger in ditch as The Arsenal boss filled in squad ready for war hence Granit Xhaka launched the first 25 yards bullet that got deflected upwardly by Herrera into the net by 54th minute and by 57th, Welbeck nicely headed Oxlade Chamberlain’s cross past De Gea.

In the first few minutes, the visitors posed threat with Anthony Martial and usual suspect Wayne Rooney’s shots on target unfortunately saved by Petr Cech. The home side could have seen more goals times unfortunately some of the presented numerous scoring opportunities were wasted by Aaron Ramsey as he shot others, at the same time Chamberlain attempts all were saved by De Gea.

The three points retained by The Gunners does not change their position on the log from 6th however moves them closer to the zone they’ve been specializing in (top four) for two decades. The baby step taken, positions Arsenal two points behind their longtime foe with a game at hand. Whereas Man United still has two routes to qualify for the Champions League, one through Europa title and the other via finishing in top four.

Arsenal play next will be away to Southampton on Wednesday 10th May as Man United will play Celta Vigo in the Europa semifinals return leg on Thursday 11th May before returning for the domestic competition against tough side Tottenham hotspurs at the White Hart Lane on Sunday 14th May.

 

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