Ten memorable games between Manchester United and Arsenal

Published 03/09/2015, 9:45 AM EDT

Manchester United face Arsenal on Monday evening, as one of the most keenly-fought rivalries of the last decade has its latest chapter written at Old Trafford.


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There will be plenty on the line for under-pressure managers Louis van Gaal and Arsene Wenger, as well as a place in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

Of course, it’ll have to go some way to live up to these previous meetings between the sides. Here’s our top ten United v Arsenal games ever:


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10) Manchester United 2-1 Arsenal (FA Cup Semi-Final Replay 1999 A.E.T)

Ryan Giggs rips off his shirt and races down the touchline after a dramatic late winner.

9) Manchester United 0-0 Arsenal (Premier League 2003)

Martin Keown gets all up in the face of Ruud Van Nistelrooy after he misses a late penalty.

8) Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal (Premier League 2002)

Sylvain Wiltord scores the only goal as the Gunners complete their second double in four years.

7) Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal (First Division 1990)

Anders Limpar scores the only goal in a match best remembered for a 21-man brawl that sees both teams docked points.

6) Manchester United 2-0 Arsenal (Premier League 2004)

Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Wayne Rooney score the goals, while Cesc Fabregas throws a pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson.

5) Manchester United 6-1 Arsenal (Premier League 2001)

Dwight Yorke scores a 25 minute hat-trick before Roy Keane, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer and Teddy Sheringham complete the scoring.

4) Arsenal 3-1 Manchester United (Premier League 2001)

Fabian Barthez makes two hilarious errors as United capitulate late on at Highbury.

3) Manchester United 4-0 Arsenal (FA Cup 2008)

Sir Alex Ferguson has to warn Nani to calm down and not humiliate the visitors any more.


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2) Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United (Champions League 2009)

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice, including a 40-yard free-kick, as United progress.

1) Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal (Premier League 2011)


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Wayne Rooney scores a hat-trick and Ashley Young nets twice in record win.


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