Bukayo Saka copied Marcus Rashford’s goal celebration.
Arsenal won 3-2 against Manchester United in the 21st round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Emirates Stadium in London, England at 1:30 am (Korean time) on the 23rd. With this, Arsenal stepped on the 50-point high and firmly maintained their lead.
On this day, Arsenal operated a 4-2-3-1 formation. Eunketia was at the forefront, with Martinelli, Odegaard, and Saka supporting them. Zaka and Party formed the midfield, and the four backs were paired with Zinchenko, Magalyangis, Saliba, and White. The goalkeeper’s gloves were worn by Ramsdale.
Against this, Manchester United also adopted a 4-2-3-1 formation. Verhost came out as one top, and Rashford, Bruno, and Anthony built the second line. McTominay and Eriksen protected the defense, and Shaw, Martinez, Baran, and Wan-Bissaka played in the back four. De Gea in goal.
It was Man United who laughed first. Manchester United scored the opening goal in the 17th minute.안전놀이터 Rashford’s powerful mid-range shooting shook the net as it was. But Arsenal quickly got the balance right. In the 24th minute of the first half, Zaka, who received Odegaard’s pass, raised an elaborate cross. Nketia finished this with her head.
With the first half ending 1-1, Arsenal managed to turn around in the 8th minute of the second half. Saka opened the goal with a fantastic mid-range shot from outside the penalty box. After scoring, Saka walked over to the corner flag and put the index finger of his right hand to his temple. The ceremony was identical to what Rashford did after United’s opening goal.
In response, the British ‘Daily Record’ said, “Saka followed the goal ceremony of Rashford, a colleague on the England national soccer team. After the opening goal, Rashford approached the corner flag and pointed to his face to congratulate himself. After scoring a similar goal, Rashford took the same action.”
Saka’s revenge ended in a pleasant victory in the end. Arsenal equalized again in the 14th minute of the second half, but in the 45th minute of the second half, Nketia’s theatrical goal brought the score to 3 points. With this, Arsenal succeeded in widening the gap with Manchester United to 11 points. They are 5 points behind 2nd place Manchester City, having played one less game.