Arsenal vs Manchester United: Match preview, prediction, and key players | FA Cup 2018-19
Both teams come into the fixture high on confidence, with Manchester United enjoying life under interim manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with 7 wins out of 7, while Arsenal defeated London and Champions League spot rivals, Chelsea, at home in their last match.
Arsenal has been on a downward spiral since their impressive 22-match unbeaten streak in all competitions ended, but the match against the Blues seems to have finally woken the Gunners from their slump. The Gunners have won the FA Cup whenever they have played hosts to the Red Devils.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has overseen 7 victories in the 7 matches he has been in charge of United, and would cherish the opportunity to knock out Arsenal from the FA Cup. Manchester United have lost just once in their last 14 FA Cup fourth-round matches.
No other team has eliminated Arsenal more than Manchester United in the FA Cup, and no other team has eliminated Manchester United more than Arsenal in the FA Cup, each of them being knocked out 7 times by the other.
Arsenal vs Manchester United: Kickoff information
Date: 25 January 2019.
Time: 20:55 (local time), 01:25 (IST)
Venue: Emirates, London
Arsenal vs Manchester United: Form guide
The last 5 competitive fixtures
Manchester United: W-W-W-W-W
Arsenal vs Manchester United: Head to head
Arsenal: 82 wins
Manchester United: 98 wins
Arsenal vs Manchester United: Key players
Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Arsenal's leading goal scorer has found it hard to hit the net in the last few matches, but after an impressive performance in the weekend against Chelsea at home, the Gabon international will be looking to break the duck against one of Arsenal's greatest rivals.
Manchester United: Marcus Rashford
The 21-year old nowadays is in a class of his own, with 4 goals in 4 consecutive Premier League matches. The English international has been so good that Romelu Lukaku has found it hard to break into the first team.
Arsenal vs Manchester United: Prediction
It has been 5 years since both teams have dished out a goalless draw, and this clash is once again not likely to break the tradition. With the attacking threat on both ends, the match is sure to produce a lot of goals.
Prediction: Arsenal 3-2 Manchester United