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Man Utd’s greatest and worst gamers in bleak Arsenal defeat

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Manchester United have been unable to dent Arsenal’s Premier League title desires as they fell to a slim 1-0 defeat at Outdated Trafford.

The Pink Devils returned to house soil determined to enhance on their embarrassing 4-0 loss by the hands of Crystal Palace firstly of the week. Whereas they have been unable to ship a victory over Arsenal, they did present some enchancment, regardless of being with out key gamers akin to Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes.

However did any of the gamers impress? Listed here are United’s greatest and worst performers from the loss, courtesy of 90min’s participant rankings.

Andre Onana – 6/10

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Onana saved United from additional failure / PAUL ELLIS/GettyImages

It is not the primary time that the person between the sticks has been probably the most distinguished participant on the pitch for United, and in opposition to Arsenal, Andre Onana was as soon as once more the one to credit score.

He may have anticipated to be on his toes through the recreation, with Arsenal normally on fireplace in entrance of purpose and United probably to surrender bucketloads of pictures. Whereas he surprisingly wasn’t compelled to make too many saves, those he did make stopped the Gunners from operating away with it.

He blocked a robust shot from Gabriel Martinelli to disclaim Arsenal a second, after which simply moments later stopped an identical try from Declan Rice. Onana additionally proved very helpful along with his ft, providing dependable routes by means of the press.

Honourable point out

Jonny Evans: 6/10

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Evans stored Arsenal at bay / Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/GettyImages

Jonny Evans proved essential in United’s excessive line, utilising his consciousness to get himself in the correct locations on the proper time.

He was compelled to characteristic in a makeshift defence alongside Diogo Dalot, Casemiro and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and stood out amongst his friends to maintain Arsenal out. Thoughts you, it wasn’t a tough ask to look higher than Casemiro.

Casemiro: 3/10

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Casemiro primarily handed Arsenal a purpose / Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/GettyImages

Casemiro has been rated 90min’s worst participant? It is no shock actually. The part-time centre-back regarded like a rabbit in headlights in entrance of Arsenal’s assault and proved to be fairly ineffective by all accounts.

He did nevertheless, look higher than he did within the thrashing in opposition to Crystal Palace, however the bar is low.

His worst mistake undoubtedly led to Leandro Trossard’s purpose, the one one wanted for Arsenal’s victory, when he left his place utterly and allowed the Gunners to be onside.

It regarded as if he was simply strolling up and down the pitch, and definitely shouldn’t be one in every of this group’s common starters.

Dishonourable point out

Rasmus Hojlund: 4/10

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Hojlund faltered in opposition to Arsenal / Michael Regan/GettyImages

Rasmus Hojlund struggled in opposition to Arsenal all through. When he ought to’ve been seeking to construct United’s assault, he was extra occupied in toying with Gabriel Magalhaes and William Saliba – who regarded ranges above the striker.

United have been with out Rashford, so Hojlund actually ought to have stepped as much as supply energy. He did not do that, and as an alternative discovered himself hauled off the pitch when his facet have been chasing an equaliser.

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