Highlights : Arsenal 1 – 3 Manchester United Player Ratings (FA Cup)

Arsenal 1 – 3 Manchester United  Football  Highlights  
(English FA Cup
Venue : Emirates Stadium

Key Moments Recap : 

30″ 1-0   : Sanchez bites the hand that used to feed him, but a stunning bit of composure from Lukaku has a big hand in United’s opener. The Belgian forward looks certain to shoot from 20 yards and three Arsenal defenders inexplicably race towards him to close him down.
Instead, he spots Sanchez’s run in behind and slots the ball through to him. He’s comfortably onside and rounds Cech before squeezing the ball in from a tight angle.

33″ 0 – 2 : Goals are proving like buses in this game. Arsenal bomb forward on the attack, but when United win the ball on the edge of their own box they counter like a rocket. A long pass out to Lukaku on the right is perfect for the forward, who races away with Kolasinac upfield.
From the edge of the area he crosses in low for Lingard, who slots inside the near post with a silky finish.

1 – 2 43″ : They can muster a response! Iwobi drags Young out of position down the left and feeds Ramsey on the overlap. He races into the box, holds off a weak challenge from Matic and rolls it across the six-yard line, where Aubameyang taps in at the far post.

Goals (1-3) And Cards
⚽30′ 0 – 1 Alexis Sanchez
⚽33′ 0 – 2 Jesse Lingard
⚽43′ Pierre-Emerick Auba… 1 – 2
🌕54′ Laurent Koscielny
🌕68′ Ashley Young
🌕76′ Jesse Lingard
⚽82′ 1 – 3 Anthony Martial
🌕86′ Sead Kolasinac |🌕Marcus Rashford
🌕 90′ Matteo Guendouzi

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Player Ratings

Arsenal FC    Cech 5, Maitland-Niles 5, Sokratis N/A, Koscielny 6, Kolasinac 5, Torreira 6, Xhaka 5, Aubameyang 4, Ramsey 7, Iwobi 6, Lacazette 6. Subs: Mustafi 5, Guendouzi 5, Ozil 4.
Manchester United FC  : Romero 8, Young 6, Lindelof 6, Bailly 6, Shaw 6, Herrera 6, Matic 6, Pogba 7, Lingard 7, Lukaku 9, Sanchez 7. Subs: Jones N/A, Martial 7, Rashford 5.

Man Of The Match : Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United)

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  • In all competitions, Arsenal have lost six matches at the Emirates against Manchester United – more than they have against any other side.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored on his Arsenal debut in the Premier League (vs Everton), Europa League (vs Vorskla Poltava) and FA Cup (vs Man Utd).
  • Manchester United scored with their first two shots on target against Arsenal, with just 149 seconds separating the goals.
  • United have won all eight matches under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, scoring 22 and conceding just five.
  • The Red Devils have only lost one of their last 15 FA Cup fourth-round ties.
  • With 10 goals and nine assists, Alexis Sanchez has been directly involved in 19 goals in 20 FA Cup appearances during his time at Arsenal and Manchester United.
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Manager Comments 

Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 
“The semi-final in 99 is such an important game,” Solskjaer said of the match remembered for Ryan Giggs’ stunning solo goal.
“When Peter [Schmeichel] saves that pen from Dennis Bergkamp, that gives us the advantage and we win the treble.
“If Bergkamp had have scored, they’d have won the double. That’s just how small the margins are, and I think that’s the standout for me.
“I was substituted so I watched Giggsy’s goal from the sidelines and what a goal that was.”
Unai Emery On Ozil :

“He has injuries, where sometimes he is okay, sometimes not okay,” Emery said. “I want every player to be okay for every match and he is the same.
“He didn’t play the last game but this Saturday he could possibly be with us. Now he is training consistently. I want every player to give consistency. This is not always easy. What is most important is how he can help us.”


Starting XI 

Manchester United Starting XI:
Romero, Young, Lindelof, Bailly, Shaw, Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Lingard, Lukaku, Sanchez.
Subs: Grant, Dalot, Jones, Fred, Mata, Martial, Rashford.
Arsenal Starting XI: Cech, Maitland-Niles, Sokratis, Koscielny, Kolasinac, Torreira, Xhaka, Iwobi, Ramsey, Aubameyang, Lacazette.
Subs: Leno, Mustafi, Monreal, Lichtsteiner, Elneny, Guendouzi, Ozil.

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