“We actually wished to beat them for the followers”

Arsenal star Bukayo Saka has performed down discuss of the Gunners profitable the Premier League following their 3-2 victory over Manchester United.

Arsenal locked horns with Manchester United within the Premier League on the Emirates Stadium immediately (Sunday, January 22). They went into the match seeking to actual revenge over the Crimson Devils, who’re the one aspect to have crushed them this season.

The Gunners made a poor begin to the sport and noticed Marcus Rashford put the guests in entrance within the seventeenth minute. Eddie Nketiah, although, netted an equalizer for Mikel Arteta’s aspect seven minutes later.

Saka then gave the north London giants the lead simply eight minutes into the second half. Nevertheless, Lisandro Martinez introduced the sport again to sq. one with a headed objective six minutes later.

It appeared the groups must share the spoils because the scoreline learn 2-2 because the match neared an finish. Nketiah, although, earned the north London giants the victory by grabbing a late winner.

Talking after the sport, Saka expressed his delight at having helped Arsenal beat Manchester United. He additionally heaped reward on the character his teammates confirmed to earn the win after initially going behind. He instructed Sky Sports activities [via BBC Sport]:

“You may see how a lot it means to everybody. They’re the one workforce which have crushed us this season so we actually wished to beat them for the followers.”

“We all know how vital this win is for us. It wasn’t simple and it undoubtedly wasn’t our greatest begin to the sport however we confirmed lots of character to come back again and get the win.”

Nevertheless, Saka defined that it’s too early for Arsenal to start out occupied with profitable the title. He stated:

“That is actually important. It is one thing we might be happy with however now we have to remain humble. It is solely midway via the season and issues can change in a short time.”

“But when we maintain taking part in like now we have then we’ll be in place on the finish of the season, we simply need to stick with it.”

Manchester United fall 11 factors behind Arsenal

Whereas Saka performed down discuss of profitable the title, Arsenal notably sit atop the desk with 50 factors from 19 matches. They take pleasure in a five-point lead over second-placed Manchester Metropolis and have a recreation in hand.

Manchester United, then again, have fallen 11 factors behind the London giants. They’re positioned fourth within the standings with 39 factors, having gained 12, drawn three and misplaced 5 of their 20 video games thus far.

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Edited by Dakir Mohammed Thanveer