Arsenal team bus got parking ticket before Manchester United clash
Arsenal should have probably expected to see Arsene Wenger's emotional final visit to Old Trafford end in dramatic defeat on Sunday given the bad omen that preceded the match.
Before a ball had even been kicked against Manchester United, the Gunners found themselves on the wrong end of a £60 fine after their team bus picked up a parking ticket outside their hotel in Manchester city centre.
The writing was therefore already on the wall long before a 91st-minute winner from Marouane Fellaini ensured Wenger's big day out ended in galling disappointment.
If only Arsenal had gone ahead and parked the bus in front of their goalmouth instead...
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