Premier League: Arsenal blanks Man United for first win under Arteta

first_imgManchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, center, lies on the ground after being beaten by Arsenal’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)LONDON — Mikel Arteta earned his first win as Arsenal manager Wednesday with a 2-0 victory over Manchester United secured by first-half goals from Nicolas Pépé and Sokratis Papastathopoulos.Pépé swept in the opener in the eighth minute and Sokratis grabbed the second in the 42nd after United goalkeeper David De Gea parried Alexandre Lacazette’s header.ADVERTISEMENT Premier League: Gabriel Jesus’ double gives Man City win over Everton MOST READ US stocks climb ahead of trade deal, sending S&P 500 to record high Pagasa sees cloudy skies, scattered rain showers in volcanic eruption-hit areas ‘People evacuated on their own’ More than 40 quakes hound areas reeling from Taal Volcano’s eruption After collecting one point from his first two games since replacing Unai Emery, Arteta secured Arsenal’s first win at home in the league in three months.While Arsenal climbed to 10th in the standings, United missed a chance to close in on the Champions League places. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side instead fell five points behind Chelsea after the fourth-place club was held to a draw by Brighton.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘People evacuated on their own’ Air quality in NCR now improving after Taal ashfall LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img

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