Arsenal title hopes all however useless as Gunners’ loss to Brighton leaves Man Metropolis on brink
Arsenal’s hopes of profitable the Premier League are all however gone after a 3-0 loss for the Gunners at house to Brighton on Sunday which leaves Manchester Metropolis on the point of a fifth title in six seasons.
Metropolis beat Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park earlier within the day to maneuver to inside two wins of the title, however Arsenal’s defeat towards Brighton on the Emirates means Pep Guardiola’s aspect at the moment are only one victory away.
After a goalless first half in north London, Julio Enciso headed house unmarked from shut vary after Pervis Estupinan despatched the ball again into the realm following a rebound with 51 minutes performed.
And Brighton, thrashed 5-1 at house by Everton of their earlier sport in midweek, prolonged their lead with 4 minutes left.
This time it was a mistake from Arsenal as they performed out from the again which noticed the ball deflect into the trail of Deniz Undav, who stored his cool to lob Aaron Ramsdale and seal the Gunners’ destiny with 86 minutes on the clock.
There was no method again from that and Arsenal went on to concede a 3rd as they dedicated males within the closing levels, with Estupinan netting deep in added time after Ramsdale had parried an Undav effort from lengthy vary.
The Gunners now want a miracle to win the Premier League, with Metropolis having dropped simply two factors from their final 14 matches.
Guardiola’s aspect can now wrap up the title with a win at house to Chelsea subsequent Sunday – and it may all be over earlier than that if Arsenal fail to beat Nottingham Forest on Saturday.
Brighton, in the meantime, transfer above Aston Villa and Tottenham into sixth place and the Seagulls nonetheless have a sport in hand over each groups as they search to qualify for European competitors for the primary time of their historical past.