Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal's sixth consecutive game without a victory in the league    Getty Images
Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal’s sixth consecutive game without a victory in the league Getty Images

London: The match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Old Trafford ended in a goalless draw, while Arsenal managed to wrest control of the top position in the English Premier League (EPL), at least for the day and now eagerly await the results of Tuesday’s game between Leicester and Manchester City. The result on Monday was United coach Louis Van Gaal’s sixth consecutive game without a victory in the league, and it almost ended in a loss for the Red Devils but for the stupendous form of their keeper David de Gea, reports Efe.

Chelsea, on the other hand, just about seem to be checking their freefall as they enjoyed their second consecutive draw since Dutchman Guus Hiddink took over the reins of the club. United are in sixth place and Chelsea 14th, with 30 and 20 points respectively. The top spot was seized by Arsenal on Monday as they routed Bournemouth, with a stellar performance by Mesut Ozil who provided an assist to Brazilian Gabriel Paulista for the first goal and scored one himself to clinch the game 2-0.

Leicester, who are in the second spot with 38 points and trailing the Gunners by one, have a chance to reclaim their position on top of the table against Manchester City on Tuesday. Tottenham Hotspur, joint third with City, on Monday won their away game against Watford 2-1, with goals f