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FT: Man United 3–2 Arsenal. LIVE updates, reactions, stats, ratings, etc.

FT: Man United 3–2 Arsenal. LIVE updates, reactions, stats, ratings, etc.

🏁 FULL-TIME: Man United 3–2 Arsenal. A huge win for Man United to start the month of December thanks to Ronaldo's brace. Crystal Palace, with Rangnick in the dugout, is up next on Sunday.

⏰ 80–90+' Man United come under a brief siege but the Red Devils hold on to claim the three points at Old Trafford. Maguire was a decent headed clearance in added time.

⏰ 70–80' Another top-class save from De Gea but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was offside anyway. Man United look like the better team of scoring. Meanwhile, Jesse Lingard replaces Rashford.

69' GOAL! Man United 3–2 Arsenal. Fred goes down in the box and the penalty is given after a VAR check. Ronaldo then converts it! Straight down the middle, like a bullet.

55' GOAL. Man United 2–2 Arsenal. The Gunners respond with a goal from Martin Odegaard. Gabriel Martinelli completely free on the right wing to set it up.

52' GOAL! Man United 2–1 Arsenal. The second half starts as full pace as De Gea produces a world-class save before Ronaldo puts Man United in front. Rashford cuts it back perfectly for the Portuguese to finish.

🔥 45' SECOND HALF. We are back underway at Old Trafford with both sides feeling like they could win the game.

📝 Here are the half-time ratings

Impressed: Bruno – 7, Sancho – 7.

Average: Dalot – 6, Lindelof – 6, Maguire – 6, Fred – 6, Telles – 6, McTominay – 6.

Poor: De Gea – 4, Rashford – 3, Ronaldo – 4.

✍️ Brief summary of the game so far: Man United concede a comical goal when De Gea goes down in the box after Fred steps on his foot. The Red Devils then find an equaliser before half-time as the Brazilian assists Bruno. Peak Fred.

⌛ 45' HALF-TIME. Everything to play for after the break thanks to Bruno's equaliser minutes before the half-time whistle. Fred blowing hot and cold again.

44' GOAL! Man United 1–1 Arsenal. Bruno Fernandes levels things up at Old Trafford. Jadon Sancho draws his man, plays through Fred who assists Bruno to slot the ball home. Rangnick stays seated and stoic in the stands as John Murtough applauds the Portuguese.


⏰ 30–40' Maguire is actually playing something of a shadow striker tonight. The skipper goes in with another shot but it's a simple save for Aaron Ramsdale. Meanwhile, Marcus Rashford finds something to complain about.

⏰ 20–30' No reaction to the goal from Man United so far. Arsenal appear in control of the game and the best Red Devils can muster is Maguire's pathetic attempt from distance.

17' GOAL. Man United 0–1 Arsenal. The Gunners score through Emile Smith Rowe. A truly bizarre turn of events: Fred stands on David De Gea's foot, the Spaniard falls to the ground and Smith Rowe scores while the Man United goalkeeper is down. Goal stands after a VAR check.

⏰ 1–10' It is not looking good for Man United in the opening 10 minutes. The Red Devils have lined up in the 4-3-2-1 formation but Arsenal are pressing the life out of Carrick's men.

🔥 0' KICK OFF. We are underway at Old Trafford for the crucial Premier League clash! The fans, meanwhile, have prepared a wonderful tribute to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

📷 Interim manager Ralf Rangnick will be watching the game in the directors' box after acquiring his United Kingdom work visa.

🗣️ Explaining his team selection, the caretaker manager said: "Nemanja Matic has picked up a little niggle, he felt his hamstring, Hudson-Odoi stood on Aaron Wan-Bissaka's hand [on Sunday], so he's in a fair bit of pain.

"Maguire is back into the team. Thought Eric Bailly did ever so well the other day but it's a decision you had to make and happy with the team going into the game. Just being careful with Luke Shaw."

👉 Here are the team news for tonight. Michael Carrick has restored Cristiano Ronaldo to the starting XI while Harry Maguire is back after one-match ban.

Manchester United XI:  De Gea, Dalot, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles; McTominay, Fred; Sancho, Bruno, Rashford; Ronaldo.

Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Jones, Lingard, Mata, Van de Beek, Amad, Greenwood, Martial.

Arsenal XI: Ramsdale, Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tavares, Partey, Elneny, Odegaard, Smith Rowe, Martinelli, Aubameyang.

👋 Hello everyone and welcome to our live blog of Manchester United's game against Arsenal in the Premier League at Old Trafford.