Arsenal, Manchester United come up short with opportunity to rise up

Wednesday February 12th, 2014
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, left, and Manchester United's Wayne Rooney go at one another during Wednesday's scoreless draw in London, though neither attacking star could provide a breakthrough.
Alastair Grant/AP

A draw, ultimately, satisfied neither side, yet such was the scarring form the weekend's results that neither had the wherewithal to push for anything more. There is time yet for both to produce something dramatic, but this felt like an evening on which each accepted its fate.

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