Arsenal’s late equalizer at Manchester United left many suggesting the 1-1 draw on Saturday was a fortunate result for Arsene Wenger’s men.
The Gunners extended their run of unbeaten games in all competitions to 17 games since the opening day defeat to Liverpool at home in August.
However, Arsenal did well to avoid defeat this time as a lackluster display, combined with a determined performance from Jose Mourinho’s side, nearly condemned them to a habitual defeat at Old Trafford.
In the end, an emphatic header from substitute Olivier Giroud made the difference as the Gunners secured an unlikely point on the stroke of injury time.
The Frenchman’s effort was Arsenal’s first shot on target after 89 minutes of action – further proving that Wenger’s men delivered a performance to forget on Saturday.
And Mesut Ozil, who found it difficult to break down United’s centre-back pairing of Michael Carrick and Phil Jones has expressed his relief on social media….