A capacity crowd saw Arsenal take a 2—0 lead in the first half thanks to goals from and , and with just five minutes left on the clock their lead was still intact.
Subs not used: Martinez, Holding, Ceballos, Guendouzi, Saka.
A left-wing cross from Sead Kolasinac flicked off the heel of Victor Lindelof and dropped into the path of the unmarked Pepe who duly curled the ball home.
He was sharp and mobile - playing on the left of United's attacking trio with Lingard in the centre and Lukaku posted to a profitable role on the right - and deserved his well-taken goal.
As well as a points deduction, both clubs fined several of their players, and in Arsenal's case, their manager too.
Winterburn was pushed onto the advertising hoardings and all the players bar goalkeeper partook in a 20-second mêlée.4|29|30