English Premiership

As it happened: Man United v Arsenal

2016-02-28 18:00
Last Updated at
28 Feb 18:11
That is all folks, thank you for choosing Sport24 to witness this classic match between Man United and Arsenal. Stay glued to the website as we have League One Cup updates. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.
28 Feb 18:03
Manchester United back into fifth place while Arsenal remain in third spot as Spurs win Swansea 2-1. 
28 Feb 17:59
28 Feb 17:57
94' Herrera comes off for Weir. Another debut.
28 Feb 17:56
92' Ozil receives a yellow card for a challenge on Verela. 
28 Feb 17:55
91' Januzaj takes the ball to the corner and Mata comes in with support and the Belgian passes a through ball for the Spaniard and Marta returns the favour. Januzaj tries to find Herrera but Arsenal defence is quick to it. 
28 Feb 17:53
90' FIVE minutes of added time...
28 Feb 17:52
89' United now trying to hold on to the lead.
28 Feb 17:51
87' El Nenny fouls Lingard as he stretches for the ball but finds the midfielders boot instead. Depay takes it to the corner to waste time and holds it out for a corner.
28 Feb 17:48
85' Possession: Man Utd 40% - 60% Arsenal
28 Feb 17:45
82' Welbeck off for Iwobi
28 Feb 17:42
80' Januzaj on for Rashford
28 Feb 17:42
77' The games is getting very tasty here as both sides start to bring the physicality.
28 Feb 17:39
74' Van Gaal on the touchline now, fuming as he tries to explain to the fourth official a blatant fall by Ozil.
28 Feb 17:38
73' El Nenny now booked for a hard challenge on Depay
28 Feb 17:36
72' Herrera and Ramsey booked for retaliating to one another's challenge
28 Feb 17:34
Ozil pulls a goal back for Gunners
28 Feb 17:34
28 Feb 17:32
68' It's Fosu-Mensah, Depay and Rashford now who link up in United's next attack as the young defender puts the ball into space for Depay and the Dutchman dances around Gunners defence and plays a one-two with Rashford only for Koscielny to knock the ball out for a corner.
28 Feb 17:30
67' Arsenal looking lethargic as United continue to attack
28 Feb 17:29
Mata, Rashford and Herrera!!! Mata clips the ball into space for 18-year-old and the youngster holds onto the ball long enough to lay the ball off for Herrera who opens up his boot and takes a shoot towards the top corner and his shot deflects off Koscielny into the back of the net.
28 Feb 17:27
28 Feb 17:25
62' Arsenal bring on Giroud for Walcott.
28 Feb 17:25

60' Good shot by Depay as he tries to break Cech but the veteran 'keeper holds on tightly after parrying the initial shot.

28 Feb 17:24
56' Depay bends in a decent free-kick towards Schneiderlin, who is unmarked. The French midfielder waits for the ball to sit up before he smashes a shot but Sanchez blocks his effort well.
28 Feb 17:21
53' Depay lets Rashford's cutback run through to Mata and peels away into the box in hope of getting played in. Mata puts clipped pass towards the Dutchman but Cech rushes out to hold onto the ball.
28 Feb 17:20
49' Rashford comes back onto the field appearing to be fine.
28 Feb 17:20
47' Rashford receives some treatment from the physios following an earlier collision with Koscielny.
28 Feb 17:19
45' Second-half is underway...
28 Feb 17:00
28 Feb 16:55


What an exciting first-half from both sides. Arsenal still chasing the game as United lead 2-1.

28 Feb 16:54
47' Mata puts Lingard in space and he seems to have gotten pace Monreal but the assistant flag is waving for offside.
28 Feb 16:52
46' The free-kick hits the wall and out for a corner-kick
28 Feb 16:51
45' Two minutes of additional time added.
28 Feb 16:50
45' Welbeck a very busy striker as he wins a free-kick in the closing minutes of the first-half
28 Feb 16:48
42' Arsenal upping the anti here and will be hoping to be on level terms before the whistle blows.
28 Feb 16:45
And just like that Arsenal pull one back through Welbeck with a free header.
28 Feb 16:45
40' GOAALL!!
28 Feb 16:43
38' As the sun beams hit old trafford, Arsenal are struggling to respond to this unexpected nightmare.
28 Feb 16:40
It's that kid Rashford again off a great counter-attack. The 18-year old heads one pass Cech and does so expertly. 
28 Feb 16:37
28 Feb 16:37
Rashford's fairy tail seems to continue as he nets his third goal in a matter of three days for United. Varela whips in a lovely cross which misses the Arsenal defence and falls into the path of Rashford who makes no mistake to hit it pass Cech.

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