At last the “The Specialist in failure” got one over the “Special One”. The deflected effort from Xhaka gave Gunners the lead. Furthermore, they multiplied their lead three minutes after the fact when Danny Welbeck headed home against his previous club after a pinpoint cross from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The combine have persevered through a bad tempered relationship throughout the years, and in their past 15 competitive gatherings Wenger had never beaten a Mourinho side, with his lone triumph coming in the Community Shield in 2015.
Jose Mourinho made eight changes in total including Marcus Rashford who made his League debut against Arsenal(a year back)and gave Man Of The Match performance by scoring two goals.
This win which revived Arsenal’s expectations of winding up in the top four and qualifying for the Champions League – which would be momentous in this traumatically indeterminate season. “We want to win our games. Some teams that are safe continue to fight. Let’s focus to win our games. Every win is important. We had a bad patch and seem to have recovered from it.” said the 67 year old French men on possible top four finish.
The United Manager has put everything on winning the Europa League – and picking up admission to the Champions League by that course – with the second leg of their semi-final against Celta Vigo to come for the current week with his side driving 1-0. Mourinho said that it would be ‘impossible’ for Manchester United to finish in the desired position, so this is the reason why United are concentrating on European Competition which may provide them the taste of Champions League.