Why did Man United play penalties against Arsenal despite winning 2-0?

Why Did They Keep Playing Penalties Against Arsenal When They Already Led 2-0? / Why Did They Keep Playing Penalties Against Arsenal? The score was already 2-0 in favor of Manchester United. When they kept taking penalties in the game they were playing, Manchester United already had a 2-0 lead in the match they were participating in.

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Why did Man United play penalties against Arsenal despite winning 2-0?

Manchester United defeated Arsenal in a friendly match that took place on Sunday at the "MetLife" stadium in New Jersey, United States of America. The final score was 2-0, and Manchester United scored both of the game's goals while Arsenal was held scoreless.

The match was played at the prestigious stadium in front of close to 83,000 fans, and the goals for Manchester United were scored by the Portuguese playmaker Bruno Fernandez in the thirty-first minute and the English winger Jadon Sancho in the thirty-eighth minute.

After the conclusion of the contest's regular time, the two teams proceeded on to a penalty shootout, which Manchester United also won (5-3) after the Portuguese Fabio Vieira missed Arsenal's third shot, and United players put all five of their kicks into the goal. In the end, the match was decided by Manchester United.

Why were penalty kicks played even though United won in normal time?

According to the British Daily Telegraph, Manchester United and Arsenal agreed to play penalty kicks regardless of the result of the match. This was seen as a chance for the two teams to practice in front of a huge audience in order to be ready for the next season.

This is not the first time that Manchester United has played a friendly match that went to penalties kicks.

In 2018, they played a match against AC Milan in the "International Champions Cup" tournament in the United States, and it went to penalty kicks as well. Manchester United won the match (9-8).

What is the next match for Manchester United and Arsenal?

On July 26, Manchester United will play their next preseason match in the United States against Wrexham, a club from the second tier of English soccer, at the "Snap Dragon" stadium in California. Wrexham is currently playing in the English Football League Championship. This match is currently being prepared for by Manchester United.

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