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Lingard brace earns Man Utd victory at Arsenal

Jesse Lingard

London, December 3: Jesse Lingard scored twice for Manchester United as they Arsenal's 12-match home winning streak in the Premier League with a thrilling 3-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium in a late kick off on Saturday (December 2).

United's first away victory over a 'top-six' rival since Jose Mourinho took charge meant they cut Manchester City's lead to five points, although Pep Guardiola's side host struggling West Ham United on Sunday.

Skipper Antonio Valencia and Lingard punished woeful Arsenal defending to put United two ahead inside 11 minutes at the Emirates and Lingard struck again in the 63rd minute after Alexandre Lacazette's goal had revived home hopes.

Keeper David De Gea was inspired for United who had to play the final 15 minutes with 10 men after record signing Paul Pogba was shown a straight red card for a reckless 'studs up' foul on Arsenal right back Hector Bellerin.

Pogba 'frustrated' with red card: Mourinho

Stretching to recover possession, Pogba arrived late to a challenge with Bellerin, the France international coming down hard on the right-back's leg with the studs of his boot.

Referee Andre Marriner took his time to come to a decision but was left with little choice but to show the red card, Pogba being dismissed for the first time in a Premier League match.Pogba faces a three-match ban - although United may appeal - which would rule him out of games against Manchester City, West Brom and Bournemouth.

The club-record signing may also face further punishment after sarcastically applauding the decision to send him off as he left the field.

Pogba's last league red card came in a Serie A match, when he was playing for Juventus against Palermo, in May 2013.

(With Agency inputs)

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