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Manchester United 1:1 Arsenal

Man Utd 1:1 Arsenal

Old Trafford

Date:
Sat, 19 November 2016
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  1. Nov 5, 2016
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    [​IMG] VS. [​IMG]


    Date - Saturday, November 19 2016
    Kickoff Time - 1230 Hrs GMT
    Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester


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    League standings and form guide

    6. Manchester United : DDLDW

    4. Arsenal : WWDWD


    Previous Meetings

    Manchester United 3 : 2 Arsenal

    Arsenal 3 : 0 Manchester United

    Manchester United 1 : 1 Arsenal

    Arsenal 1 : 2 Manchester United

    Arsenal 0 : 0 Manchester United


    All-Time League Record

    Manchester United wins - 81
    Arsenal wins - 68
    Draws - 45


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Arsène Wenger




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Antonio Valencia ruled out. Zlatan Ibrahimović suspended. Wayne Rooney, Marouane Fellaini and Luke Shaw doubtful.

    Arsenal

    Héctor Bellerín, Per Mertesacker, Lucas Pérez, Chuba Akpom, Danny Welbeck and Santi Cazorla ruled out.


    Know the opposition

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    Arsenal Football Club, also known as The Gunners, are a professional football club based in Holloway, London, England; and were founded in 1886 as Dial Square, by the workers of the Royal Arsenal armaments facility, before being subsequently renamed as Royal Arsenal. Arsenal are one of the most successful and popular clubs in the history of the English league, with a trophy haul than includes 13 League titles, 12 FA Cups, and 2 League Cups. Since the arrival of current manager Arsène Wenger, Arsenal have built a reputation for playing an attractive, streamlined style of football that rivals some of the best teams in Europe while boasting the likes of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Vieira, Cesc Fabregas and Robin Van Persie. The club plays its home games at the Emirates Stadium, and has a bitter sporting rivalry with neighbors Tottenham Hotspur in a match termed the North London Derby; apart from a competitive rivalry against the other major clubs of the Premier League, especially Manchester United - in an affair that peaked in the late 1990s-early 2000s period.


    Referee

    Andre Marriner.​
  2. Nov 6, 2016
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Team I think will play:

    De Gea

    Darmian/Young Jones Rojo Blind
    Carrick Herrera
    Mata Pogba Lingard
    Rooney​

    Didn’t even bother to give Martial or Rashford any gametime against Swansea. Can’t see them starting vs Arsenal. Defence will probably be different but fairly confident that will be the front six.
  3. Nov 6, 2016
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Attila Full Member

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    King Eric 7 Full Member

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    Maradona10 - this result is all on you!
  6. Nov 6, 2016
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    AXVnee7 Full Member

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    Wouldn't mind seeing Martial upfront actually
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    :lol:
  8. Nov 6, 2016
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    WyoManU Full Member

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    I'm fearful for us.
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    Raw Full Member

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    That name, well done Niall :lol:
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    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    Jose V Wenger.

    We have a great chance of beating them IMO.
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    De Gea
    Young Jones Rojo Darmian
    Carrick
    Mata Herrera Pogba Rooney
    Rashford
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    LuisNaniencia Sky Sports called my bluff

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    :lol::lol: yes!
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Remember last year, when they were in top form, and we had ridiculous injuries, and had to field some kid called Rashford up front?
    This year almost looks comfy in comparison :lol:

    Up front is a real dilemma though. Martial hasn't played up there for Mourinho, Rashford barely has, so will it be Rooney?
    Difficult one.
  15. Nov 6, 2016
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Could be ugly.
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    lem8sh New Member

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    No point playing Fellaini against this Arsenal side as they will pass it around him at will but he will definitely play for his "threat" from set pieces which might be our best chance of scoring especially if Rooney plays as the 9.
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    Globule signature/tagline creator extraordinaire

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    Carrick behind Herrera and Pogba please.
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    3KDré Full Member

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    I don't trust the Rojo Jones combination at all if I am honest.

    Mata to play and subbed by Mkhi, Martial for Rooney, Rashford for Ibra, Herrera for Fellaini. Sorted.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    He is naff all threat from set pieces. That is a myth.
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    Young was good today at right back. So he will probably be right back against Arsenal.
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    lem8sh New Member

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    Hence the inverted commas!
  22. Nov 6, 2016
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Herrera will be back, so I expect a Herrera/Pogba/Mata/Martial/rashford
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    Luzhniki2008 Full Member

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    :lol: :lol:
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Very safe and experienced
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Sorry.:(
  26. Nov 6, 2016
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    DDG
    Young Jones Rojo Darmian
    Carrick
    Herrera Pogba
    Mata Rashford Martial

    No reason not to be confident in beating Arsenal
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    Scholesy New Member

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    Rashford and Martial please :drool:
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    Top banter!!!:lol::lol::lol:
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    Sereques Full Member

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    Whatever it takes, we have to win this one. Let's see the team after internationals
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    waza7111 Full Member

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    de Gea
    Young - Jones - Rojo - Blind
    Carrick
    Herrera - Pogba
    Rashford - Rooney - Martial​

    I think we'll win. We seem to have a psychological edge over Arsenal in recent seasons especially at home. Mourinho's record against Wenger is also brilliant.

    1-0
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    No idea about our back 4...
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    We'd all like to see Martial or Rashford up front, but we all know it's going to be Wazza.
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    Mciahel Goodman Worst Werewolf Player of All Times Staff

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    Pity about Zlatan. Looks like he's coming into a bit of form, too.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    2 weeks till the game Valencia and Smalling to be back by then surely?
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    What I would go for if fit while being semi realistic...
    De gea
    Darmian Smalling Jones Shaw
    Carrick
    Mata Herrera Pogba Rooney
    Martial
    Possibly Young in for darmian. The midfield 5 really should be a no brainer with those (yes even rooney). Rooney has always stepped it up when needed to against them, you know he'll put in a shift, and for his standards, is in relatively good form the last few games. Martial up top wont happen but its easily our best option. Much better player then rashford whether its up top or out wide, and its time to get the most out of him. Rashford up top and any semblance of hold up play is gone, while bellerin, mustafi and koscielny can match him pace wise so there goes his only threat these days.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Got to be hopeful on Smalling, but not sure how long a broken arm takes to heal, let alone to allow full contact/Premier league level fitness. He must be struggling.

    We'll certainly need more pacy and mobility v Arsenal. Hopefully Smalling, Martial, Rashford/Lingard and even Shaw come back into the mixer.

    Worst case scenario is if we basically field today's lineup, but with say Herrera or Lingard coming in for Ibra, and the rest shuffled.
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    One major advantage for us is that this is the first game on Saturday after the break and most of our players won't make their national teams so we have more time to prepare than Arsenal
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Yeah, I hope Mourinho has the guts to play Carrick in this game. He did use that midfield against City, so there's some hope.
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Is he injured?
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