Nov 10, 2013 at 4.10pm UK at ​Old Trafford

1-0

van Persie (27')
Jones (41'), Rooney (74')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Sagna (31'), Flamini (43'), Wilshere (80')
Result: Van Persie goal enough for United
Result: Van Persie goal enough for United
Manchester United do just enough to beat Arsenal with a first-half goal from Robin van Persie.
Reaction
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Man United's Robin van Persie heads in the opening goal against Arsenal on November 10, 2013
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Phil Jones of Manchester United in action during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium on August 11, 2013
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Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland on December 15, 2012
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Bacary Sagna of Arsenal in action during the match between Arsenal and Napoli at Emirates Stadium on August 3, 2013
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Man United on November 11, 2013
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Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland on December 15, 2012
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Man United's Robin van Persie heads in the opening goal against Arsenal on November 10, 2013
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Man United on November 11, 2013
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Man United's Robin van Persie heads in the opening goal against Arsenal on November 10, 2013
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The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole casts its eye over Manchester United's narrow victory over Premier League leaders Arsenal.
Match Report
Manchester United do just enough to beat Arsenal with a first-half goal from Robin van Persie.
Live Commentary
Read how Manchester United inflicted a first league defeat since the opening day of the season on Premier League leaders Arsenal.
HT Report
Manchester United have a half-time lead against Arsenal with a goal from former Gunners striker Robin van Persie.
Team News
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie starts against his former club but Per Mertesacker and Tomas Rosicky are out for Arsenal.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to this Sunday's Premier League head to head between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Head to Head
Apr 28, 2013 4pm
Arsenal
1-1
Man Utd
Walcott (2')
Walcott (33'), Sagna (43'), Oxlade-Chamberlain (81')
Van Persie (44' pen.)
Jones (17'), Rafael (24'), Van Persie (28'), Evans (30'), Valencia (65')
Nov 3, 2012 12.45pm
Man Utd
2-1
Arsenal
Evra (67'), Van Persie (3')
Young (29'), Cleverley (37'), Van Persie (61'), Anderson (72'), Rooney (81')
Cazorla (90')
Wilshere (14'), Arshavin (83'), Arteta (90')
Wilshere (69')
Jan 22, 2012 4pm
Arsenal
1-2
Man Utd
Van Persie (71')
Ramsey (43'), Koscielny (73'), van Persie (85'), Rosicky (86'), Song Billong (90')
Valencia (45'), Welbeck (81')
Evra (90')
Aug 28, 2011 4pm
Man Utd
8-2
Arsenal
Young (28', 90'), Nani (67'), Welbeck (22'), Rooney (41', 64', 82' pen.), Park (70')
Evans (27'), Young (27')
Walcott (45'), Van Persie (74')
Arshavin (15'), Jenkinson (40'), Djourou-Gbadjere (63')
Jenkinson (77')
May 1, 2011 3pm
Arsenal
1-0
Man Utd
Ramsey (56')
Song Billong (63'), Ramsey (90')

Rooney (40'), Park (66'), da Silva (76')
Build-up
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Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring the opening goal with Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil during the UEFA Champions League group F football match Borussia Dortmund vs Arsenal London in Dortmund, western Germany on November 6,
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Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland on December 15, 2012
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Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring the opening goal against Napoli in the Champions League at the Emirates on October 1, 2013
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David Moyes, manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at the Stadium of Light on October 5, 2013
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Manager David Moyes of Manchester United applauds the travellling fans at the final whislte during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Manchester United at Craven Cottage on November 2, 2013
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger prior to kick-off against Crystal Palace on October 26, 2013
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Arsenal's Jack Wilshere celebrates after scoring against Norwich during the English Premier League football match on October 19, 2013
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during his team's Premier League match against Stoke on September 22, 2013
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Manchester United's English defender Rio Ferdinand gestures during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 28, 2012
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Theo Walcott of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2013
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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