Solskjaer Suffers First League Defeat at Arsenal

By: SBAT Staff

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The unbeaten run for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the Premier League is over, after a poor performance from his side saw them beaten 2-0 away at Arsenal. The result was always going to come at some point, and after a huge performance in Europe last week, and with injuries in the squad, United just could not muster up enough to challenge Arsenal, and were dominated for big parts of the game. 

One thing the result did on Sunday was to make the top four race a lot closer, and that includes Tottenham now after they were beaten again and they have now not won in their last four games. Tottenham have 61 points, with Arsenal behind them on 60 and they occupy the 3rd and 4th positions. Behind them Manchester United have 58 points and Chelsea have 57, both teams are looking to get in, and while Chelsea are not playing great right now, Manchester United are certainly playing a lot better than Tottenham at this moment. 

United fans shouldn't be too disheartened with their team this weekend, the loss was always going to happen at some point and injuries are beginning to catch up with them. One thing we have already seen from Solskjaer's team is their ability to bounce back and that is what we will be looking out for next week when they come back and play again in the FA Cup. 

Thanks to the FA Cup next weekend and internationals the week after, Arsenal don't actually play in the Premier League until the 1st of April, when they host Newcastle. Manchester United are in FA Cup action next week, and they travel to Wolves on Saturday night. They are priced up as the 5/4 favourites to win the game, with Wolves at 11/5 and a draw that would result in extra time being priced up at 9/4