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Arsenal overcome Man United in dramatic Emirates clash

ARSENAL netted two goals in stoppage time to claim a dramatic 3-2 English Premier League victory over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium today.

Declan Rice and Gabriel Jesus scored in added time to earn Arsenal their third consecutive Premier League home win against their big rivals.

Before those two late goals, United thought they had snatched three points only for Alejandro Garnacho’s effort in the 87thminute to be ruled out for offside by the video assistant referee (VAR) with the score at 1-1.

Marcus Rashford had given United the lead with a fine finish in the 27th minute but the hosts responded almost immediately through Martin Ordegaard’s equally brilliant effort.

Rice’s deflected shot six minutes into added time then gave Arsenal the lead before substitute Jesus raced clear to wrap up the win with his first-ever goal against United.

In a rather scrappy encounter, VAR played an important role as Arsenal were initially awarded a penalty that was overturned after referee Anthony Taylor was summoned to the pitchside monitor.

Arsenal have won three successive home league games against Manchester United for the first time since December 1988 to May 1991 (all under George Graham).

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