Arsenal Arsenal Defeat Tottenham To Move Four Points Atop

In an electrifying derby atmosphere on Sunday, Arsenal persevered to defeat fierce local rivals Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 on the road, moving four points clear at the top of the Premier League following an impressive first half performance and a tense second half.

The Gunners took the lead at the half thanks to an own goal by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, as well as goals from Bukayo Saka and Kai Havertz.

Despite a late goal from Cristian Romero and a penalty kick from Son Heung-min, Spurs were unable to overcome the Gunners and took the three points.

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With a game remaining and a visit to struggling Nottingham Forest later on Sunday, second-place champion Manchester City now sits two points behind Mikel Arteta’s Gunners after their victory.

With three games remaining, Liverpool is in third place, one point behind City but tied with Arsenal after 35 games played.

Despite still having two games remaining, Tottenham’s defeat has dashed their ambitions of competing in the Champions League the following season.

They are currently seven points behind Aston Villa in fourth place.

Arsenal appeared capable of humiliating their fiercest opponents after establishing such a dominating lead, but in the end, they were content to hear the final whistle and see their players and supporters celebrate in the corner.

After fifteen minutes, midfielder Hojbjerg gave Arsenal the perfect start when he headed a corner kick back into his own net.

The team was desperate for a win to strengthen their title challenge.

In Tottenham’s response to falling behind, defender Romero struck a cross from James Maddison that went outside the post.

After a lengthy delay and a deflected goal from Pedro Porro, the hosts thought they had equalised when Micky van de Ven put the ball past keeper David Raya.

The stadium went wild, but VAR ruled the goal out for offside.

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