Arsenal conquered Manchester City after beating MU 1-0 at Old Trafford


Arsenal conquered Manchester City after beating MU 1-0 at Old Trafford

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Arsenal overtook Manchester City after defeating Manchester United (MU) in Week 37 of the Premier League at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on Sunday.

Now Arsenal are back in top spot in the Premier League table with 86 points from 37 games, one point behind second-placed Manchester City, according to Premier League records.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are still stuck in eighth place in the table with 54 points and still two games to play.

In this match, Arsenal’s victory came thanks to the only goal scored by Leandro Trossard in the first half following a pass from Kai Havertz.

The match quickly broke out between the two teams launching attacks at each other and MU had the first chance with a kick from Alejandro Garnacho which was blocked by an Arsenal player.

Arsenal turned into a threat, this time with a header from defender Gabriel Magalhaes which still bounced slightly off Andre Onana’s crossbar.

The Gunners managed to take the lead in the 20th minute after Kai Havertz’s cross was converted into a goal by a kick from Leandro Trossard, so the score changed to 1-0.

Down a goal, MU increased the intensity of their attacks, but until half-time the score was 1-0 in favor of the remaining Arsenal.

At the start of the second half, MU took the initiative to attack first, but Arsenal created opportunities through kicks from Declan Rice and Trossard which were again blocked by the Red Devils players.

MU turned into a threat with a kick fired by Garnacho, but this time the ball was still sideways to the Arsenal goal.

Arsenal had another golden opportunity with a kick fired by Martin Odegaard, but the ball fell into the arms of Onana.

The trading attacks continue, MU creates another chance with Garnacho’s kick which was still askew and only hits the outside of the Arsenal goal.

Mikel Arteta’s team had a golden opportunity with a shot from Gabriel Martinelli which Onana managed to parry.

Onana makes another save, this time the Cameroonian goalkeeper manages to block Rice’s hard shot.

Reporter: Aldi Sultan
Publisher: Hernawan Wahyudono
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