Robin Van Persie made the difference in Manchester United’s match against Arsenal as the Dutchman scored the only goal of the entire match but unfortunately for the national team of Netherlands their medical staff advised Van Persie to not play in their upcoming friendly matches against Japan and Colombia.
Former Arsenal player will miss out from Netherland’s match against Japan in Genk on Saturday and Colombia in Amsterdam which will be 3 days following their encounter against Japan.
Following the victory against his former team, he went to their dressing rooms and said how impressed he was by their performance despite losing against Manchester United. Although fans are concerned about his celebration after scoring at the club he played in for 8 seasons.
Wayne Rooney provided the assist that allowed Van Persie on scoring the decisive goal and he spoke to the media about their current situation.
“I think that’s the main thing for any forward,” said Rooney. “You’re trying to work together to score goals and create goals.
“It’s great for the team if myself and Robin can create chances for each other and score goals that are helping us to win matches.
“It’s really enjoyable for us as players to play that way. We’re both creative players and I think that’s why we’re working well.
“We’ve started the season in good form, but we’re always looking to be better on the pitch.”
This victory for Manchester United shortens down their gap behind Arsenal to 5 points and maintains their spot in the top 5 positions of the Premier League with 20 points alongside Tottenham and Everton as they all share the same amount of points.