Gabriel Jesus felt Arsenal deserved extra from their journey to Manchester United (Footage: Getty)
New United signing Antony scored on his Premier League debut and Marcus Rashford bagged a brace as Erik ten Hag’s aspect ended Arsenal’s excellent begin to the season on Sunday.
Former Ajax winger Antony opened the scoring shortly after Arsenal had a Gabriel Martinelli aim dominated out by VAR for a controversial foul on Christian Eriksen.
Regardless of going behind, Arsenal continued to bother United and equalised on the hour mark by means of Bukayo Saka.
However Manchester United rapidly restored their lead as Rashford burst by means of on aim and beat Aaron Ramsdale, and the England ahead successfully put the sport to mattress ten minutes later along with his second of the afternoon.
Whereas the defeat ended Arsenal’s 100% begin to the season, Mikel Arteta’s aspect stay high of the Premier League, whereas United climb to fifth after securing their fourth win in a row.
Arsenal striker Jesus stated: ‘The sensation is frustration, as a result of we management the sport and have been higher than them… after which we simply concede.
‘However now’s the time to be taught from it and enhance. We’re doing so effectively this season, however there are nonetheless issues to enhance for everybody.
‘Everyone seems to be collectively and we stick collectively till the tip, and that’s it. We got here to play in opposition to a robust opponent and it’s all the time exhausting, it’s the Premier League. So we’re not pleased, as a result of we performed so a lot better [than United].
‘However that’s soccer, in the event you don’t go there and kill, you’re going to have a giant downside – and that’s what occurred right now.’
Arsenal’s £50m summer time signing, who spent 5 years at Manchester Metropolis, added: ‘For those who have a look at our workforce, you may see we’re nonetheless younger. It’s the youngest workforce within the League, within the hardest league of the world.
‘We’re taking part in so good after which we play in opposition to an opponent, who’s younger as effectively, however we’ve to be taught from it.
‘We’ve got to, like I stated, stick collectively and enhance as a workforce and don’t take into consideration this one. This one is gone.
‘We’ve got to be taught after which do higher subsequent time. We’re taking part in so effectively, so good, however nobody is ideal. No workforce on this planet is ideal and we’ve to play to attempt to rating and don’t concede.
‘That’s soccer and we’re doing this, however typically the opponent has high quality as effectively. They arrive and so they can rating. I believe now it’s our problem to enhance a number of issues and are available again robust.’
Antony put United forward with a debut aim (Image: Getty)
Gunners boss Arteta was additionally eager to take the positives from Arsenal’s defeat at Manchester United however stated his aspect have been taught a ‘large lesson’.
‘The sport was there for the taking,’ he stated. ‘We haven’t received it as a result of we lacked some self-discipline in some moments and we weren’t ruthless sufficient in entrance of aim.
‘If we play with extra braveness we win the sport. It’s a large lesson – if you wish to win right here it’s a must to do every thing so proper.’
Ten Hag, in the meantime, claimed United’s ‘workforce spirit’ was essential as they continued their revival and closed to inside one level of the highest 4.
The Crimson Devils secured a 3-1 win over arch-rivals Arsenal (Image: Getty)
‘We’re pleased and glad with the win, additionally the efficiency in opposition to a extremely good workforce – they performed very well,’ he stated.
‘The spirit from this workforce, they will take care of setbacks so we did, it’s actually nice and exhibits your mentality – we’ve actually improved on that.
‘We’ve got the correct characters and now it’s about cooperation, take care of set backs but additionally enhance – we’ve to remain calm, keep composed and play our recreation.
‘You’ll be able to see that Arsenal are extra collectively, extra routines – however our workforce spirit brings us the win.’
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