Man Utd 0-1 Arsenal - 3 talking points as Gunners take title race to final day

Arsenal grounded out a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford, taking the title race down to the final matchday.
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Arsenal secured a vital 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford, ensuring the Premier League title race goes into the final day.

Well, it wasn't pretty, it wasn't fun, but Arsenal as it has done all season, did enough to secure perhaps one of its most important wins of the season.

The 1-0 win against Manchester United again put the Gunners at the summit of the Premier League, with Manchester City's game in hand against Tottenham midweek.

The Gunners weren't at their best but Leandro Trossard opened the scoring in the first half after Casemiro inexplicably kept all Arsenal attackers onside, with Kai Havertz producing a neat cutback which found Trossard and the Belgian poked home from close range.

As it turns out, that goal would be enough to secure Arsenal a precious win at Old Trafford, a venue that has often been the graveyard for the Gunners over the years and puts the pressure, once again, back on City.

While United did their best, Arsenal's resolute defensive setup proved impenetrable, and the visitors claimed a crucial three points.

The game provided plenty of talking points; here they.

Old Trafford graveyard no more?

Arsenal at Old Trafford hasn't been a happy place to go over the last decade; with only one win in their last 10 meetings, it was always going to be a tricky assignment despite a weakened United team.

But as the Gunners have done so many times this year, they did what they needed to do and managed a 1-0 win that keeps them in the title race entering the last matchday.

Old Trafford has been a graveyard for Arsenal teams, but Mikel Arteta's version has bucked that trend...and when they needed it the most, too.

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