A stoppage-time goal from Rodri gives Manchester City a 2-1 win at Arsenal as the home side finished a thrilling encounter with 10 men following the sending-off of defender Gabriel.
The former football player won every domestic honour in the game with the two clubs during the 1970s and 80s.
Although Spotify founder Daniel Ek said he was considering a takeover bid, Kroenke group announced that it's not selling any stake in the club as fans protests against the management over its involvement in the breakaway European Super League.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham desert plans to join breakaway Super League, imploding the breakaway project after backlash from their supporters and warnings from government.
European football's governing body UEFA says players from the 12 major clubs could face international exile while calling splinter league "a cynical project... founded on the self-interest of a few clubs".
The winner of the Uefa Europa League earns an automatic spot in the far more lucrative Uefa Champions League.
Arsenal bounced back from Erik Lamela's stunning Rabona to open the scoring in the north London derby to beat Tottenham 2-1, as Manchester United and Leicester tightened their grip on a top-four finish in the Premier League.
The north Londoners fall behind to Leicester's early goal at the King Power Stadium, but they managed to take three points with three goals of David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe.
The German has not played for Mikel Arteta's side since March last year and has just six months left on his contract at the Emirates.
A record 18 positive tests for Covid-19 among players and staff were detected in the weekly round of testing in the Premier League.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have eased fears of being dragged into a relegation battle with a stunning 3-1 win over Chelsea, as Manchester United's Premier League title challenge stumbled after they conceded a late equaliser to draw at Leicester.
City ensured it will be a miserable Christmas for beleaguered Arsenal boss Arteta by condemning his side to a fourth defeat in their last six games in all competitions.
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