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Robin van Persie Opens the Scoring For Manchester United Against Arsenal [GIF]

robin van persie1 600x399 Robin van Persie Opens the Scoring For Manchester United Against Arsenal [GIF]

Robin van Persie opened the scoring for Manchester United in the Premier League match against Arsenal. The former Arsenal striker scored the opening goal of the game after heading the ball in to the net from a corner kick.

Van Persie scored the goal in the 26th minute to make it 1-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford:

robin van persie goal Robin van Persie Opens the Scoring For Manchester United Against Arsenal [GIF]

Here’s Robin van Persie celebrating the goal:

robin van persie celebration Robin van Persie Opens the Scoring For Manchester United Against Arsenal [GIF]

Meanwhile, here’s video of David De Gea coming into contact with Nemanja Vidic. The defender had to be taken off after getting hit real hard. And as you can see from the GIF below, the collision with Vidic looks even worse in slow-motion:

nemanja vidic hit Robin van Persie Opens the Scoring For Manchester United Against Arsenal [GIF]

H/T Feint Zebra.


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