2 long unbeaten records come to an end for Mourinho

Here are five things we learned about the match.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho: "I tried to win".

Everything else was familiar, with United under orders to produce the sort of bodies behind the ball performance that makes them so hard to beat.However frustrating the tactics, there is no doubting their effectiveness and the first half finished with Arsenal having spurned a series of chances and the Emirates again jittery. I leave the Emirates, they were crying, walking the streets with heads low. We have a cup final to prepare for and we have games until the end of the season to have a chance still to be in the top four, so they are focused.

Jose Mourinho highlighted his prioritisation of the Europa League as Manchester United made eight changes from the Celta Vigo win for Sunday's trip to Arsenal, including handing a first start to Axel Tuanzebe.

Mourinho has said he intends to make changes for the game.

The result now means that United are four points adrift of local rivals Man City who occupy fourth spot.

"We gave all the water we had and after 15 minutes it was really dry - a lot of passes you could say why are they playing this?" When you don't go with everything it's more hard.

Earlier on Sunday at Liverpool, James Milner's flawless record from the penalty spot ended at a crucial time for Liverpool in a 0-0 draw against Southampton, damaging his team's quest for Champions League qualification.

Alexis Sanchez is two shy of 50 Premier League goals for Arsenal.

Manchester United have won their last four Premier League fixtures which have come immediately after a Europa League game.

Take a look at the reaction to Mourinho's team selection on Twitter... I know a problem on the pitch the next day is not a problem at all.

Granit Xhaka's deflected strike gave the hosts a lead at the start of the second half before ex-United striker Danny Welbeck scored his third in as many games against his former employers to secure a 2-0 win.

Arsenal have already lost six league games in 2017, as many defeats as they suffered in the whole of 2016. "We could not afford to lose today".

Xhaka hobbled off in the 76th minute with pain in his calf.

Mourinho was also quite humble and honest during the interview with the United manager for the first time praising Arsenal and the club's supporters. The Congolese-born 19-year-old, who has spent his entire youth career with United, has impressed Mourinho during his time at Old Trafford. "I feel that basically this system should help Petr Cech because he should get better protection", the Boss continued.

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