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Man United look to bounce back against Gunners

Published on Nov 2, 2012 9:46 AM
Manchester United's Dutch forward Robin van Persie (left) and Manchester United's Welsh midfielder Ryan Giggs attend a training session at the Carrington training complex on the eve of their UEFA Champions League group H football match against Galatasaray at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England on Septermber 18, 2012. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester United will try to return to winning ways when they face Arsenal in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Victory for Alex Ferguson's men in the day's early kick-off match will see them replace leaders Chelsea, if only for a few hours, at the top of the table and provide their fans with an upbeat end to a week that saw them knocked out of the League Cup.

An unfamiliar looking United side, with several senior players rested, were just seconds away from beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and advancing into the quarter-finals when they conceded a last minute penalty to leave the match all square at 3-3.

Extra-time produced more thrills and spills before Chelsea won 5-4 to reach the last eight.

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