And there were a lot of yellow cards being flashed too. Plus one red card for Wilshere of Arsenal.
Robin van Persie was inevitably on the scoresheet as Manchester United beat his former club Arsenal to record a fourth consecutive win in the Barclays Premier League. He put in the first goal just three minutes into the game. Report: United 2 Arsenal 1
Patrice Evra scored the other goal at the 67th minute mark.
Rooney missed the penalty but he was unmoved and says he was left bemused by his penalty miss, but stressed the incident is already in the past.
Last August early in the season, Manchester United inflicted total humiliation on Arsenal with an 8-2 brutal victory at Old Trafford then returning MU to the top of the table. That scoreline represented Arsenal's worst defeat since 1896. Source: bbc.co.uk
MU had lots of chances - five or six clear misses but nevertheless two goals are good enough to propel Manchester United to the top of the table for the moment then. Chelsea still had a game in hand but after their 0-0 draw game with West Ham United, Manchester United is now officially on top. Yay!
League Table to show for it..
The other 10:
More pictures from the Manchester United website..
..and morning has broken over KL. Good morning!
I shall enjoy the day..