EPL 2019: Manchester United, Arsenal play out a draw at Old Trafford
In the most high-profile clash of the week, Manchester United and Arsenal shared the plaudits, in a high-adrenaline encounter at Old Trafford in Manchester.
Match Report in 90
The match started slowly before picking up after 40 minutes. United srang to lead in a blitz of attack that resulted in Scott McTominay’s gold-standard goal from outside the box into the roof of the net in the 45th minute, which put Arsenal on the backfoot. United’s David de Gea denied Arsenal on multiple occasions. However, Gunners got their equalizer after a loose pass from Axel Tuanzebe gave Aubameyang his seventh goal in seven, albeit with another VAR related controversy due to an incorrect raised flag from the linesman.
Star Men – Scott McTominay
United’s McTominay scored his first goal at Old Trafford in the match against Arsenal. He was outstanding throughout and the best player on the field for large patches of the game.
Is VAR up to the market if mistakes still happen?
It was VAR which reversed the original decision from referee Kevin Friend who had a tough outing himself. The linesman raised the flag when Aubameyang wasn’t offside. Ashley young far post raised his hand and almost stopped.
Impact on the Table