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Man Utd beat Arsenal 2-1 to top Premier League

London, Nov 3: Manchester United  went to the top of English Premier League today beating Arsenal 2-1. Robin van Persie, playing against his former club for the first time, put United ahead after three minutes
PTI November 03, 2012 22:24 IST
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London, Nov 3: Manchester United  went to the top of English Premier League today beating Arsenal 2-1.



Robin van Persie, playing against his former club for the first time, put United ahead after three minutes of play.

Wayne Rooney missed a penalty for Manchester United. However, Patrice Evra headed in the second goal midway through the second-half.   

Santi Caorla bent in a superb goal in the final seconds to reduce the lead.

Jack Wilshere was sent off for a second yellow card as United squandered a number of opportunities to increase their lead.