Arsenal vs. Manchester United: How to Watch the English Premier League Online, TV Channel, Live Stream, Date, Time

Arsenal vs. Manchester United: English Premier League Clash Preview

Both teams have had reasonably good starts, but now they face their most crucial match of the season so far.

Transfer Window Recap

Leading up to Arsenal hosting Manchester United on Sunday, the transfer window ended relatively quietly for both teams. Both sides had made their significant moves earlier in the summer, with Arsenal adding Declan Rice and Kai Havertz, while Manchester United invested in Andre Onana, Mason Mount, and Rasmus Hojland. United did, however, acquire Sofyan Amrabat from Fiorentina, bolstering their midfield depth. Now, the focus returns to on-field action.

Team Challenges

As it stands, both teams are in more precarious positions than they would prefer heading into Sunday’s match. Arsenal’s hard work in overcoming a 1-0 deficit was undone by conceding a late goal from a set piece against 10-man Fulham last week, leading to their first dropped points of the season. Manchester United, on the other hand, managed a successful comeback from a 2-0 early deficit against Nottingham Forest, securing a 3-2 win. Nevertheless, they’ve already suffered a loss to Tottenham Hotspur and narrowly won their opening day match against Wolverhampton, meaning they’ve relied on below-par performances despite their points tally.

Match Details

Arsenal vs. Manchester United Current Records: Manchester United 2-0-1 (6 points), Arsenal 2-1-0 (7 points)

Key Stats to Keep in Mind

Chances Created

Manchester United creates an impressive 15.7 chances per match, the second-highest total in the league, trailing only Brighton’s 17.5. In contrast, Arsenal ranks seventh in the league with 12 chances created per match, tied with Aston Villa and behind Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton.

Expected Goals (xG)

Expected goal (xG) stats favor Manchester United with an average of 2.4 per game, which ranks third in the league, while Arsenal’s xG average is at 2.0, once again placing them seventh. Despite scoring only four goals in three matches this season, United has been a potent attacking side, creating numerous chances but struggling to convert.

Defensive Strength

Defensively, Arsenal excels with only 0.9 xG allowed per match, the second-best in the league behind Manchester City, and significantly better than United’s pedestrian 1.8 xG allowed. United’s attacking prowess might have shone in their initial matches, but they are likely to face a formidable Arsenal defense that combines ball retention with deep-lying defending to protect their lead.

Betting Odds

Arsenal is the Favorite

Arsenal is a solid favorite against Manchester United, with the latest English Premier League odds at -128 for an Arsenal win.


The over/under is set at 2.5 goals.

Series History

Recent Meetings

Arsenal has won five of their last ten games against Manchester United.

  • Jan 22, 2023 – Arsenal 3 vs. Manchester United 2
  • Sep 04, 2022 – Manchester United 3 vs. Arsenal 1
  • Apr 23, 2022 – Arsenal 3 vs. Manchester United 1
  • Dec 02, 2021 – Manchester United 3 vs. Arsenal 2
  • Jan 30, 2021 – Manchester United 0 vs. Arsenal 0
  • Nov 01, 2020 – Arsenal 1 vs. Manchester United 0
  • Jan 01, 2020 – Arsenal 2 vs. Manchester United 0
  • Sep 30, 2019 – Arsenal 1 vs. Manchester United 1
  • Mar 10, 2019 – Arsenal 2 vs. Manchester United 0
  • Dec 05, 2018 – Arsenal 2 vs. Manchester United 2


This match is crucial for both teams’ directions in the league. Expect Manchester United’s attack to struggle while Arsenal exploits their vulnerable defense.

Final Score Prediction

Prediction: Arsenal 2, Manchester United 0