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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set new Arsenal record with FA Cup goal v Man Utd

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There's no doubt that Friday night's tie between Arsenal and Manchester United was the pick of the FA Cup fourth-round matches when the draw was made.

Thankfully, it lived up to the hype and produced another classic between two of England's biggest teams. 

On this occasion it was United who came out on top thanks to goals from Alexis Sanchez, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial in a 3-1 win.

The win means that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues his impressive start in the managerial hotseat at Old Trafford. 

The baby-faced assassin has led The Red Devils to eight wins from eight games and surely now, he's in the running to become the boss on a permanent basis next season. 

While United celebrated another victory, Arsenal were left pondering what went so wrong. 

It was only last weekend that they picked up a big win against Chelsea in the Premier League, but just seven days on, the pressure is mounting on Unai Emery again. 

Still, the defeat wasn't a complete bust for every Gunners player, as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scored the consolation goal, set a unique club record in doing so. 

Arsenal v Manchester United - FA Cup Fourth Round

RECORD BREAKER 

By scoring on Friday night, Aubameyang became the first Arsenal player in history to score on every day of the week during a single season. 

He's netted twice on a Monday - with both goals coming against Leicester in the Premier League back in October. 

His Tuesday and Wednesday goals came against Fulham and Brighton respectively, while he's also scored two in the Europa League on a Thursday night. 

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Friday's finish was against United of course, while the Gabonese striker has scored twice on a Saturday and eight times on Sunday.

Aubameyang's impressive record proves just how much the north London club can rely on their star striker in a season where every goal could be vital to their success. 

Unfortunately for Arsenal though, his consolation against United couldn't stop them crashing out of the FA Cup at the hands of rivals United, who are now in the hat for the fifth-round draw. 

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Unai Emery
Mesut Özil
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Alexis Sanchez
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Manchester United
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