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United see off 10-man Gunners

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Robin van Persie struck inside three minutes against his former club as Manchester United eased to a 2-1 victory over 10-man Arsenal at Old Trafford.

The prolific Dutchman was taunted throughout by visiting fans but reminded them of his talents in the opening moments in a Barclays Premier League contest United dominated from the outset.

Wayne Rooney missed United's fourth penalty of the season but Patrice Evra added a second and Arsenal's misery was compounded by the sending off Jack Wilshere, before Santi Cazorla hit an injury-time consolation.

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