Arsenal take EPL title race to final day after beating Man United
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Arsenal take EPL title race to final day after beating Man United

May 14, 2024

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The Premier League title race is going down to the last day of the season.

Arsenal temporarily moved one point above Manchester City with a 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday. City can reclaim first place by winning their game in hand Tuesday at Tottenham Hotspur.

The Gunners need the reigning champions to drop points to have any chance of winning the Premier League for the first time in two decades. Even if Arsenal beat Everton next Sunday, City will clinch their fourth straight league title if they overcome Tottenham and West Ham United in their season finale.

Club GP GD Pts
1. Arsenal 37 +61 86
2. Manchester City 36 +58 85

Leandro Trossard ran in behind makeshift center-back Casemiro to settle a nervy contest at Old Trafford with his fourth goal in his last five matches for Arsenal.

The north London side showed resolve at the back to deny United a way back into the match.

United lost for the 14th time in the Premier League this season and a club-record ninth time at home.

City’s coronation as champions may appear the most likely outcome, but their upcoming fixture away to Tottenham could pose problems. Pep Guardiola’s side has never won or scored in five league matches at Tottenham’s new stadium.

“I’m going to be the biggest fan of Tottenham ever,” Arsenal midfielder Kai Havertz told Sky Sports. “We’re all going to be.”

Arsenal, who led the Premier League for 248 days before capitulating last season, can at least take satisfaction in the way they’ve performed. Their 27 wins is a club record – more than The Invincibles even managed when they went unbeaten during the 2003-04 season.


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