Two Premier League teams called truce Monday night as Manchester United and Arsenal played to a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.
United's Scott McTominay put the hosts in front 1-0 after a fantastic strike just before halftime.
Arsenal forward Pierre Emerick Aubameyang evened it out at 1-1 in the second half to tie things up.
Manchester United and Arsenal battle to a draw
United's Andreas Perreira came close to breaking the ice with a nifty run but Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno was able to save the shot.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe fired his own shot as well but it went over the bar giving United goalkeeper David De Gea a breather.
It was the home team that broke the ice after a counter-attack from McTominay which went through top right corner for the goal.
United got more aggressive in the second half playing with more tenacity to pull away. Arsenal were pressing and was rewarded after Aubameyang managed to chip the ball past De Gea but was ruled an offside.
A review of the footage however showed United defender Harry Maguire playing the 30-year-old on-side which caused the offside call to be reversed.
The entire Manchester United bench as well as the fans in attendance went furious after the decision. Solskjaer also protested but to no avail.
United tried to push for a lead with Marcus Rashford’s free-kick to win but Leno was spot on as he kept Arsenal’s point intact.
The draw puts the Red Devils on 8th place after seven games which makes it the worst start in club history.
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is left with a huge task ahead with Paul Pogba still on the sidelines. The bigger task however is how to get United to qualify for the Champions League next season.
With an unimpressive start and still a lot of woes, the chances are getting slimmer as time passes.
How did Arsenal perform in Monday's game? Will Manchester United bounce back from a disappointing start? Tell us what you think in the comments.
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