Arsenal, leaders of the English league, took a new step in their goal of winning the title by thrashing 3-0 this Sunday, March 12, on his visit to Fulham and keeping his distance from Manchester City in five points.
Pep Guardiola’s men had placed themselves two points behind the Gunners after beating Crystal Palace 1-0, putting all the pressure on the leader, who responded 24 hours later with a very solvent match.
The team coached by Mikel Arteta gave no option to suspense and sealed the match in the first half, with goals from Brazilians Gabriel Magalhaes (21) and Gabriel Martinelli (26) and the third from Norwegian Martin Odegaard (45+2).
Despite the fact that there were no goals in the second part, the Gunners they maintained their display of play and created numerous chances to have increased the gap, although it is also true that they had a dose of fortune when Alexandar Mitrovic crashed a header into the crossbar that could have meant the reaction of the local team.
“We scored magnificent goals and I am very satisfied to win away from home, also without conceding a goal,” said Arteta at the end of the game.
It is the fifth consecutive victory for Arsenal, who in this decisive stretch of the season is enduring the pressure of Manchester City, that on Saturday they beat Crystal Palace by a minimum thanks to a solitary penalty goal from attacker Erling Haaland.
With eleven games to go in the championship, the Gunners They seem to have recovered from the slump suffered at the beginning of January, when they added three consecutive games without winning, with a draw and two defeats, one of them precisely against City, in a game postponed from the first round. Will Arsenal be the champion of the always complicated Premier League?
Liverpool went from thrashing Manchester United to a role against Bournemouth in the Premier League
The first match of the day on Saturday, March 11, which was played between Jefferson Lerma’s Bournemouth and Luis Díaz’s Liverpool, also Colombian, ended with a more than surprising result, since those trained by Jürgen Klopp lost by the slightest difference. .
Along these lines, it is necessary to highlight that Bournemouth, with this victory, momentarily occupies 16th place in the English league, while Liverpool stagnated in fifth position, with 42 points.
In addition, around minute 69 of the match, Luis Díaz’s men (the Colombian has not yet returned from his injury), had the opportunity to reach the tie through a maximum penalty that, unbelievably, was wasted by the Egyptian Mohamed Salah.
In this way, The Beatles’ city team wasted a huge opportunity to continue climbing the position table and establish themselves in one of the places that gives place to the Uefa Champions League for the following season.
Likewise, it is valid to rescue that Liverpool faces Real Madrid next Wednesday for the second leg of the round of 16 of the same Champions League. The first leg ended 5-2 in favor of the Spanish.
Results of the date 27
- 7:30 am (Colombian time): Bournemouth – Liverpool (1-0).
- 10:00 am (Colombian time): Leicester – Chelsea (1-3).
- 10:00 am (Colombian time): Everton – Brentford (1-0).
- 10:00 am (Colombian time): Tottenham – Nottingham Forest (3-1).
- 10:00 am (Colombian time): Leeds United – Brighton (2-2).
- 12:30 am (Colombian time): Crystal Palace – Manchester City (1-0).
- 9:00 am (Colombian time): Manchester United – Southampton (0-0).
- 9:00 am (Colombian time): Fulham – Arsenal (0-3)
- 9:00 am (Colombian time): West Ham – Aston Villa (1-1).
- 11:30 am (Colombian time): Newcastle – Wolverhampton (2-1).
*With information from AFP.