Manchester United are supported by good records when facing Arsenal in the Week 15 Premier League match, at Old Trafford Stadium on Wednesday (12/05/2018) or Thursday morning.
Old Trafford has been a “haunted” place for Arsenal since September 2006. The London Cannon Team never won on the last 11 trips at Manchester United headquarters.
Arsenal suffered eight defeats and three draws when met by Manchester United at Old Trafford. Most recently, the Gunners beat 1-2 of the opponent.
Historical background would be an advantage for Manchester United. The mentality of Paul Pogba and his friends was allegedly going to increase after a negative result when playing 2-2 against Southampton.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants his foster children to focus fully on Arsenal. Mourinho considers Unai Emery’s squad to be a difficult team to beat.
“We will have a very difficult match. Arsenal are a good team. They have a lot of positive results. However, Arsenal also understand this is not an easy game,” Mourinho said.
“We do not need a miracle. In my opinion, we need good results and abstinence to throw away points again. We must not waste the opportunity to win against Arsenal,” said Jose Mourinho.
Although history is impartial, Arsenal can still visit Old Trafford with their heads held high. A 4-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur was predicted to make moral Aaron Ramsey and his friends increase.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery admitted that it was not easy to gain positive results when met by Manchester United at home. However, Emery will still exert all of the Gunners’ ability to steal three points.
“This will be a very big challenge for us. The match against Manchester United is a real test for Arsenal,” Emery said.
“It is very difficult to win at Old Trafford because Manchester United are a very big team and inhabited by star players. They also have an extraordinary atmosphere. However, this will be an interesting match and I am very motivated,” Emery said.
Manchester United are confirmed without Diego Dalot, Alexis Sanchez and Phil Jones because they are still struggling with injuries. Ashley Young also can’t play because of the card accumulation penalty.
The Arsenal are still without Mesut Ozil, Danny Welbeck, Nacho Monreal and Konstantinos Mavropanos because they are still injured while meeting Manchester United. Granit Xhaka who was also confirmed absent due to undergoing a card accumulation sentence.