EPL: Arsenal title hopes crushed after defeat by Brighton | Football News

The flickering embers of ArsenalIt is premier league The title dream all but died out as they suffered a 3-0 home defeat to Europe-seeking Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.
With Manchester City’s relentless victory at Everton in the previous kick-off to move four points clear, Arsenal knew only a win would be enough to keep them in the hunt.
But they produced a laborious display against the crafty south coast club for whom Julio EncisoDeniz Undav and Pervis Estupinan all scored after the break as Roberto De Zerbi’s side moved up to sixth place.

Former Arsenal striker at Brighton Leandro Trossard hit the crossbar in the first half but Arsenal looked deflated after Enciso struck in the 51st minute and dejected when Undav kicked in. Aaron Ramsdale in the 86th minute.
Estupinan completed Arsenal’s misery in stoppage time.
A fifth league defeat of the season left Arsenal on 81 points with two games remaining to City’s 85 with three remaining and victory for Pep Guardiola’s side next weekend against Chelsea would wrap up City’s fifth title in six seasons.

Brighton have 58 points with four games remaining.


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