Man United set new club record despite Arsenal draw at Emirates

Man United set new club record despite Arsenal draw at Emirates

- Man United have now gone 18 away Premier League games without defeat - a new record at the club

- The record was previously held by the 1999 Treble winners squad under legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson

- United achieved the feat after they played a 0-0 barren draw against old adversaries Arsenal at the Emirates

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Man United on Saturday evening, January 30, suffered a blow in their title charge after they were held to a barren draw by Arsenal at the Emirates.

Both sides had a number of golden goalscoring chances, they were wasteful in the final third as they shared the spoils at the end of the tie.

However, despite the stalemate away from home, the result was enough to help United ink a new club record under the tutelage of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Man United set new club record despite Arsenal draw at Emirates
Man United have now gone 18 away Premier League games without defeat - a new record at the club. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane.
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According to talkSPORT, the result meant United have now gone an incredible 18 Premier League matches without a defeat, surpassing that set by the 1999 Treble winners under Sir Alex Ferguson.

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In the 18 matches, United have collected an impressive 13 wins and five draws - making a habit of falling back before staging fightbacks.

Interestingly, seven of the 13 wins have been secured from losing positions - a resilient spirit that has seen them emerge as title favourites.

However, with five points slipping them in what has been a testing week, United appear to have lost more ground to rivals Man City.

The Old Trafford dwellers currently sit second with 41 points, three behind leaders City who have 44.

The Solskjaer-tutored side could drop to third should Leicester City post a favourable result when they take on Leeds United.

The Red Devils are scheduled to play three of their upcoming matches at home and will be desperate to use them to bounce back to winning ways.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo has praised his former team over their 0-0 draw with fierce rivals Manchester United on Saturday, January 30.

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Both teams approached the cracker coming with contrasting results as Arsenal defeated Southampton 3-1 while United were stunned 2-1 at Old Trafford by relegation threatened Sheffield United in their previous fixtures respectively.

It means the potential winners Manchester United are still unable to beat any of their ‘Big Six’ rivals in the English topflight so far this campaign.

Source: Legit.ng

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