Manchester United won in the sixth round of the Premier League with a score of 3:1. Bought for €100 million from Ajax, Brazilian forward Antoni excelled in his debut match, scoring a brace and assisting Marcus Rashford.
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Manchester United players beat Arsenal 3:1 in the home match of the sixth round of the English Premier League (EPL).
Antoni (35th minute) and Marcus Rashford (66th, 75th) scored goals for the winners. In the losers, Bukayo Saka stood out (60s).
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The main star of Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo, started the fourth match in a row on the bench, he came on as a substitute in the 58th minute. The debut match was played by the Brazilian forward Antony, who was bought from Ajax for €100 million. The 22-year-old footballer became the first Brazilian to score in his debut match for Manchester United in the Premier League.
“Arsenal” suffered the first defeat of the season, the previous five matches the London club won.
Manchester United have had a poor start to the season, losing their opening two matches for the first time in 101 years and dropping to bottom of the table for the first time in 30 years. However, in the third round, Manchester United beat “Liverpool” with a score of 2:1 (Ronaldo appeared on the field in that game only at the end). After that, the Mancunians won all their matches.
Manchester United is fifth in the table with 12 points. “Arsenal” continues to lead with 15 points.
Manchester United will play against Crystal Palace in the next round on September 11, while Arsenal will host Everton on the same day.