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Arsenal defeat Manchester United with two stoppage time goals

Goals from Martin Odegaard, Declan Rice and Gabriel Jesus gave Arsenal a 3-1 comeback victory over Manchester United, after Marcus Rashford opened the scoring.

It was a dramatic victory at The Emirates, with the two goals that made the difference coming deep into stoppage time.

Manchester United had opened the scoring in the first half, as Rashford scored when he cut inside from the left and dribbled across goal, before lashing a shot past Aaron Ramsdale's left hand to give United a 27th minute lead.

But, that advantage would last little more than a minute as Odegaard instantly responded. Quick play to beat the United press saw the ball cut back to the edge of the box, and the onrushing midfielder struck first-time past Andre Onana.

A dramatic second half in Arsenal vs Manchester United

After the break Arsenal's Kai Havertz had a penalty overruled by VAR, before late drama ensued.

Alejandro Garnacho raced through to calmly slot past Ramsdale, believing he had given United an 89th minute winner. However, he was adjudged to be offside when Gabriel stepped up to bait the offside trap.

Declan Rice then scored in the 96th minute via a corner to make it 2-1. Bukayo Saka's delivery went to the far post, where Rice was left unmarked to chest down, take a second and drill the ball at the United goal.

Thanks to a deflection and some poor goalkeeping, Rice was on the scoresheet and The Emirates exploded in joy.

Gabriel Jesus then sealed the win five minutes later. The Brazilian was set through on goal and calmly slotted past Onana to seal the win for Arsenal.

The Gunners now move up to fifth with 10 points, whilst United drop to 11th with six points so far.

It means Mikel Arteta can head into the international break with some momentum again.

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