Gabriel Jesus scored a stunning goal in the dying moments, adding to Declan Rice’s clinical finish and Odegaard’s strike as Arsenal triumphs 3-1 over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium.
In a thrilling contest, Manchester United thought they had secured victory late on as Alejandro Garnacho broke free and scored.
However, a VAR offside decision cruelly denied him his defining moment.
Instead, it was Arsenal’s £105 million star who produced the pivotal goal, masterfully chesting down a corner at the rear post before unleashing a deflected shot beyond Andre Onana.
His jubilant celebration with the crowd became an iconic moment, contributing yet another remarkable episode to this Premier League rivalry.
Shortly after, Gabriel Jesus sealed the win, elegantly sidestepping past Diogo Dalot, marking his triumphant return to scoring post-injury.
Around the hour mark, Arsenal thought they had an opportunity to seize the lead when Kai Havertz tumbled in the penalty area, leading to the award of a penalty.
However, video replays revealed that it was Havertz himself who initiated contact with Aaron Wan-Bissaka, leading to a correct overturn by a VAR review.
Havertz’s day worsened as he missed an early chance, then lost possession, enabling United to counter-attack and score through Rashford.
However, his teammates orchestrated a remarkable comeback in the end—a comeback that will be remembered.
A thrilling finish secured Arsenal’s third win in four games, propelling them to fifth place, just two points behind title contenders Manchester City.
As for Manchester United, they find themselves in 11th position, trailing their city rivals by six points.
The ending was harsh on them, but Erik ten Hag will spend the international break contemplating a six-point tally from their initial set of fixtures, which leaves them already trailing the teams they aim to compete with.