Referee Mike Riley tries to keep the peace between Gary Neville and Edu
Should Ruud van Nistelrooy have seen red? Were Manchester United fortunate to win a penalty? Dermot Gallagher settles a 15-year debate raging since Arsenal’s Invincibles were vanquished.
United ended Arsenal’s long unbeaten run back in October 2004 as goals from Van Nistelrooy and Wayne Rooney secured the points for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side against his old foe Arsene Wenger.
Man Utd vs Arsenal
September 30, 2019, 7:00pm
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The Gunners had gone 49 league games unbeaten – a run stretching back to a 3-2 home defeat against Leeds in May 2003 – but it was ended in controversial fashion against the club’s fierce rivals.