Manchester United keeping their title push alive and well after grabbing a massive result on Saturday as they defeated Arsenal 3-1 at Emirates.
Playing away from home, Man United started off strongly as they immediately push forward and got themselves in front through Antonio Valencia’s low drive after just four minutes of play.
That early goal stunned Gunners as they continue to look shaky defensively and seven minutes later things got worse for the home team as United doubled their lead, this time from Jesse Lingard’s sweet finish.
Trailing two goals suddenly woke up the host as they started to dominate proceedings, pushing forward vigorously while Jose Mourinho’s men were more keen playing on the counter.
Arsenal’s relentless attempt were rewarded early in the second period as Alexandre Lacazette scored from close range, finally beating David De Gea who performed brilliantly in that tie.
Despite being under huge pressure, Man United never loss their poise going forward as from a swift counter attacking play they regained their two goals margin with another goal from Lingard.
The match almost turned into Arsenal’s favor when the visitor have to finish the match with 10 men as Paul Pogba got sent off on 74 minutes.
However, Mourinho’s boys stood firm and hold down their 3-1 win until the final whistle was blown.
In other match, defending champions, Chelsea also grabbed all three points after defeating Newcastle United 3-1 with goals from Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard’s brace.
Full results of English Premier League Saturday Fixtures:
Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United; Brighton and Hove Albion 1-5 Liverpool; Everton 2-0 Huddersfield Town; Leicester City 1-0 Burnley; Stoke City 2-1 Swansea City; Watford 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur; West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Crystal Palace; Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United.