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In a crazy game, David De Gea pulled off a number of wonderful saves to further emphasize his case as the world’s No.1 shot-stopper.
Lingard’s first followed Antonio Valencia’s opener before Arsenal finally pulled one back through Alexandre Lacazette, but Paul Pogba’s dribble and cut-back supplied the United academy star for a simple tap-in to end the game.
CECH: Not given much help by an Arsenal defence that looked vulnerable when United attacked. Mark: 6.
KOSCIELNY: The Gunners’ captain got better after a poor pass that led to United’s opener. Mark: 6.
MUSTAFI: Limped off after committing a horrible blunder that led to Lingard putting United 2-0 ahead. Mark: 4.
MONREAL: Looked like a left-back playing centre-back when ever the visitors attacked. Mark: 5.
BELLERIN: Unlucky with one long-range shot but defensively weak. Mark: 6.
RAMSEY: Helped turn the tide after United’s early double and set up Lacazette’s goal. Mark: 7.
XHAKA: Got Arsenal’s fans back onside with some blockbuster tackles in an impressive display. Subbed. Mark: 7.
KOLASINAC: Looked lost in a game played at a frantic and unrelenting pace.
SANCHEZ: Showed he’s still committed to the Arsenal cause and instrumental in their opener. Mark: 7.
OZIL: Showed some classy touches to show why United are interested in signing him. Mark: 7.
LACAZETTE: Not 100 percent fit but never gave up and got on the scoresheet.
SUBS: IWOBI 5 (MUSTAFI 15), WELBECK 5 (XHAKA 70), GIROUD 5 (KOLASINAC 74).