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Manchester United and Arsenal fought out a thriller at Old Trafford with both sides settling for a point.
An error from David de Gea saw the Gunners take the lead before Anthony Martial drew the hosts level. Lacazette restored Arsenal’s lead in the second period but less than a minute later Jesse Lingard levelled the contest again.

Too often, Arsenal have underperformed at Old Trafford and not shown the requisite fight to compete but that was not the case here as they deserved a point in a 2-2 draw against Manchester United.

The result could have been even better – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang forced two excellent second-half saves from David De Gea while Henrikh Mkhitaryan also fired over from close-range and Lucas Torreira went close in the 90th minute – but despite United’s woes under Jose Mourinho, Lacazette scores again but where does he fit in? (Getty Images)His impact was almost immediate, benefiting from a shocking mistake by Marcos Rojo to collect Mkhitaryan’s pass and burst through on goal, only for the United defender to tackle him yet help turn the ball past De Gea and into the net.

The travelling support were singing for Lacazette’s introduction shortly after half-time but the issue Emery has is where he fits in: the current system allows for only one striker and Aubameyang’s form is so good at the moment he is clearly reluctant to push him out wide. They have such a good understanding that both should surely be in the team – the question is: how does the Spaniard make it work?.

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