Arsenal thrashed West Ham 6-0 away and remains in the fight for the Premier League title. They are third with the same points as Manchester City (who have a game in hand) and two points behind the leader Liverpool.
Gabriel Magalhães scored the third goal of the six with a header from a corner kick, contributing to the record achieved by Mikel Arteta’s team. Today’s match marked the biggest away win in Arsenal’s history since the Premier League exists.
William Saliba, Buyako Saka with two goals, Leandro Trossard, and Declan Rice scored the other goals. After ending 2023 in the worst way with two consecutive losses and elimination from the FA Cup, Arsenal has regained their winning instinct: they now have four consecutive victories.
Manchester United, with Casemiro on the field, continues their winning streak
In the other match of the day, Manchester United won away against Aston Villa, the revelation of the tournament, securing their third consecutive Premier League victory. Casemiro started the game, while Antony was on the bench and did not enter the team led by Erik ten Hag.
Rasmus Hojlund and Scott McTominay scored for the Red Devils, while Brazilian Douglas Luiz temporarily equalized for the Villains. United is sixth with 41 points, just five points behind Aston Villa and qualification for the Europa League.