Emery's Arsenal now one of Premier League's strongest - Rashford

Arsenal played Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif's match report. | Arsenal

United twice came from behind to claim a 2-2 Premier League draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford thanks to goals from birthday boy Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard.

United are now 18 points behind first-place Manchester City and, perhaps more significantly, eight points off the UEFA Champions League qualification places. We could have won this match in certain moments, but they equalised very quickly after both our goals.

"We sleep thinking about (getting into the top four) and we wake up thinking about that and for sure we will get there".

Arsenal are now unbeaten in 20 games, since August's defeat at rivals Chelsea. - Manchester United made a total of seven changes to their starting XI against Arsenal - indeed, they have made more than any other team in the Premier League this season (46).

"Jose Mourinho brings all his experience and knowledge of the game to us all, not just me".

"I have to disagree with people who try to compare this to teams of Roy Keane, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Nemanja Vidic, give us a break and time", Mourinho said. Obviously there will be a lot of rotation, but everyone is there to play and show 100 per cent in each game.

"He is one of the best coaches ever and for me it is a dream come true to be alongside him and to learn from him. As I was saying, I think Paul came on and gave a good contribution and didn't give a bad contribution".

Ozil was axed for the 2-1 win at Bournemouth last month amid reports of a bust-up with Unai Emery and the playmaker was subsequently ruled out of the Europa League clash with Vorskla due to an apparent back problem.

The match descended into a scrappier contest, with Arsenal losing Rob Holding and Aaron Ramsey to injury, as both sides seemed to struggle with the torrential rain and slick surface. "It was a hard game", Papastathopoulos said.

"Tomorrow we will decide whether he can play on Saturday". 'For us, it's a very exciting match.

"And we want confidence in every match and we are improving in this".

"Our focus is to get into the first four". The derby especially was big for us personally, we knew they were three points in front and wanted to erase that, and we did it.



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