Manchester United 1 Arsenal 1: Aubameyang’s equaliser given by VAR in scrappy clash at wet and windy Old Trafford

STANDING 6ft 4ins and weighing in at 100kg, Harry Maguire is hard to miss.

Assistant referee Scott Ledger somehow did, mistakenly raising his flag for offside with Manchester United’s £85m defender right in front of him. Oops.

Manchester United 1 Arsenal 1: Aubameyang’s equaliser given by VAR in scrappy clash at wet and windy Old Trafford7 Aubameyang was somehow flagged for offside despite Maguire being yards behind Man Utd team-matesCredit: Reuters

Arsenal played to the whistle, slicing through the empty spaces in Manchester United’s defence to merrily score the equaliser.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who admitted he was amazed to see the flag raised, finally got to celebrate his 58th minute strike after a VAR check.

His goal stood, rightly so after Arsenal came back into this game with a strong, competitive second half showing.

They had fallen behind, switching off when Scott McTominay put United in front after 45 minutes.

Aubameyang, with his remarkable early season form continuing with another quality finish, changed the storyline.

Arsenal kid Bukayo Saka suddenly turned into Kaka, releasing a lovely little ball for Auba to equalise 58 minutes in.

It stayed that way, no matter how ragged and heavy-legged they got towards the end of this chaotic fixture.

Whatever United and Arsenal lack in class these days, the spitefulness and rivalry that exists between them remains.

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