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Manchester United’s Old Trafford Slumber Gives Arsenal Renewed Title Hopes

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Arsenal reclaimed the top spot in the Premier League following a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford, as Lesandro Trossard’s goal proved enough to inflict further misery on the Red Devils.

The win keeps Arsenal’s title hopes alive, putting them one point ahead of Manchester City.

Trossard’s goal came in the first half when Onana’s long ball forward was headed by William Saliba to find Ben White who curled the ball towards Havertz.

The Germany international was played onside by the poorly positioned Casemiro allowing him to send Trossard upfront. Trossard was quick to steer home a cutback from close range.


Despite Machester’s efforts to equalize, Arsenal’s defense held strong as the tempo slowed after the opener.

United’s loss marks their 14th defeat of the season, further denting their hopes of European qualification. United also recorded their ninth home defeat in all competitions this season.

The match was marked by a strong defensive performance from Arsenal, with William Saliba and Gabriel Magalhaes standing out.

Arsenal’s win was not without controversy, as United’s Amad Diallo had a penalty appeal rejected in the first half. However, Arsenal’s dominance and defensive solidity ultimately secured the three points.

The title race will now go down to the final day, with Arsenal facing Everton and Manchester City facing West Ham. If Arsenal wins their final match and Manchester City fails to win their remaining two games, Arsenal will secure the title. However, if Manchester City wins their final two matches, they will be crowned champions.

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Simon Peter Nashonji
Simon Peter Nashonji
Nashonji Simon Peter is a dynamic and multi-faceted team leader, renowned for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Having graduated with a Diploma in Journalism, Nashonji is on the cusp of completing his Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Public Relations at Nkumba University. He picked his niche and started writing with Chimp Reports in 2018. Since then, he has authored and published over 500 articles that cover Business trends, Politics, Health, Sports, and Environment. To master his craft, Nashonji offered to volunteer as an Editor of Nkumba University's News Website in 2022, a position he has held to date. On 1st July 2023, He joined the Editorial team of Ubuntu’ Magazine, a Rotary District 9214 (Uganda and Tazania) Monthly News product. Beyond the realm of academia, Nashonji is deeply involved in the governance of Airforce Senior Secondary School his Alma Mata, where he serves as a member on the Board of Directors. He is currently, the President Airforce S.S.S Alumni Society, President Samia Student's Association of Nkumba University and at the same time President of the Media Challenge Fellowship, 2023 cohort. "Opportunities multiply as they are seized and only dwindle when neglected."
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