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Check What Happened The Last Time Howard Webb Officiated EPL Clash Between Man U and Arsenal

Howard Webb is still regarded as one of the best football professional referees the English Premier League has ever had. The 50-year-old center referee officiated Premier League matches between 2003 to 2014 when he retired. In addition to that, he served as a FIFA International referee between 2005 to 2014. There were many controversial issues against Howard Webb especially when he officiated the Manchester United fixtures. Most of the football fans suggested that he secretly supported Manchester United because most of his rulings were in their favor. This piece is going to share with you the events that occurred in the last Howard Webb officiated Premier League fixture between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford.

Manchester United Vs Arsenal ( Sunday 28 August 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson's side hosted Arsenal at Old Trafford for a league clash. This was the last time Howard Webb officiated Manchester United fixture against Arsenal. Webb booked two Manchester United players, Ashley Young and Jonny Evans. On the other hand, Arsenal suffered a heavy blow when Carl Jenkinson was sent off in the 77th minute. In addition to that Andrey Arshavin and Johan Djourou, we're also booked.

Arsenal conceded eight goals against a well-organized side. Ferguson used a 4-4-2 formation with Wayne Rooney and Denny Welbeck leading the attack. Ashley Young, Luis Nani, Anderson, and Tom Cleverley controlled the midfield. Chris Smalling, Jones, Jonny Evans, and Patric Evra ensured that David De Gea was well protected.

Manchester United players who were on the scoresheet

Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, Ashley Young, Luis Nani, and Park Ji Sung

Arsenal players who were on the scoresheet

Theo Walcott and Robin Van Persie

Since 2011 Manchester United has never managed to score more than three goals against Arsenal. Do you think they can emulate the 2011 performance against The Gunners tomorrow?

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