Arsenal memories...1997

This week in…1997 David Platt headed an 83rd minute winner as Arsenal beat Manchester United 3-2 at Highbury. Arsenal nemesis Teddy Sheringham struck twice for United after Nicolas Anelka and Patrick Vieira put Arsenal 2-0 up before Platt s late strike.

This week in...1997

David Platt headed an 83rd minute winner as Arsenal beat Manchester United 3-2 at Highbury.

Arsenal nemesis Teddy Sheringham struck twice for United after Nicolas Anelka and Patrick Vieira put Arsenal 2-0 up before Platt's late strike.

"Platt's goal was very important - not just for us, but for English football," said Arsene Wenger.


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"Everybody was scared United would come here and win and start running away with the league.

"We were really only expecting a point today - at half time I thought we'd even probably lose - so it was important for us to win a big game at home.

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