Manchester United and Arsenal went head-to-head this weekend.
Arsenal suffered a damaging defeat to Manchester United this weekend, with Marcus Rashford’s amazing week getting even better as the 18-year-old scored a brace and Ander Herrera also found the net in a 3-2 victory.
Danny Welbeck and Mesut Ozil scored for Arsenal but it was not enough and the Gunners saw North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur go three points ahead of them in second place.
With Leicester City winning the day before, it was a match Arsenal could not afford to lose, but for all the excitement on the field there was a moment of sheer absurdity off it.
United manager Louis van Gaal was remonstrating with the fourth official when he decided to show what he felt an Arsenal player had done to get a free-kick and simply fell on the floor.
It is a moment that soon went viral and while it showed the passion van Gaal has belatedly brought to the side-lines at Old Trafford, a picture of Arsene Wenger’s reaction showed the Arsenal boss was not impressed by the Dutchman’s antics.