Opening Act: Marcus Rashford's first-half goal gives Manchester United an early lead.

Turn of Events: Martin Odegaard equalizes, followed by a tense VAR review for an offside goal

Dramatic Ending: Rice scores in added time, turning the tide for Arsenal, followed by a goal from Gabriel Jesus.

Title Race Significance: The win isn't just about old rivalry, it's about Arsenal keeping pace with Manchester City.

Arsenal's Track Record: Despite reaching 50 points last season at halfway, the team didn't clinch the title. This win boosts their self-belief.

Rice's Arsenal Debut: Acquired from West Ham, Rice’s all-round display was match-winning. Arteta lauds his technical ability and timing.

Tactical Analysis: Arsenal dominated possession, indicating Arteta's wariness of United's counterattacking prowess.

Rice's Impact: Winning duels, aerial challenges, and aiding Arsenal in dominating the second half.

United's Challenges: Despite a strong performance from £72m Rasmus Hojlund, the team had defensive struggles, highlighting a lack of prudent squad planning.

Final Words: While Arsenal hasn't been fully convincing this season, the club-record buy made the difference, with Arteta noting Rice's immense contribution.