HomeFootballPremier League Shuffles: Title race heats up as Arsenal drop points

Premier League Shuffles: Title race heats up as Arsenal drop points

City looks to capitalise on Arsenal's end season lapses as Erling Haaland broke Cristiano Ronaldo's PL goalscoring record.

As the Premier League progresses to its business end of the season, this weekends results has shaken up the Premier League table, with several teams dropping points and some capitalising on their rivals’ lapses.

In the top-four, Arsenal and Newcastle dropped points in their respective matches while both the Manchester club took the possible three points. Southampton, Leicester, Nottingham and Everton sits at the bottom end of the table fighting the relegation battle.

Haaland equalled Salah’s record of 32 goals in a 38 game season

Erling Halaand continued his goal scoring form against relegation battling Leicester City, scoring a brace for the Manchester blues as they beat Leicester 3-1 to close the with Arsenal. The Norwegian has equalled Mohammed Salah’s record of scoring 32 goals in a 38 game Premier League season breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of 31. Manchester City is now 4 points behind league leaders Arsenal with a game. Also read: Arsenal 2-2 Liverpool a thriller, Manchester city will fancy their chance to win the title.

Bukayo Saka failed to extend the lead through penalty

Arsenal has opened up the Premier League title race for Manchester City as they let slip two goals advantage for a second successive weekend. After a 2-2 draw at Anfield last weekend Gunners have replicated the results against West Ham on Sunday, Bukayo Saka failed to extend the lead to three as he missed a penalty two minutes before Jarrod Bowen scored the equaliser.

Gunners have led the table for most of the season but tides might be turning towards the end of the season as Manchester City will be hosting Mikel Arteta’s men on 27th April at the Etihad which could be the possible title decider. “We have to remember we are still top of the league with everything in our own hands. The same mindset, same mentality to make sure we win the next one”. Said Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard. Also read: Manchester United couldn’t hang on despite taking the lead

Antony scored his first premier goal since october

In contrast, after a frustrating draw against Sevilla, Manchester United will be confident of a top-four finish as they secured a comfortable 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest. Antony scored his first Premier League goal since october and assisted the second to Dalot. Erik ten hag’s men moved up to third above Newcastle with 59 points. Tottenham are placed fifth in the table and are just a win away from a Champions League berth contention. Also read: Bundesliga Matchday 28: The Best Games of the Week

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Dhirty Raj Narah
Dhirty Raj Narah
A Real Madrid fan who uses football as a metaphor for life

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