- Gunners surrendered a 2-0 lead against West Ham.
- Arsenal title hopes dwindle in favor of Manchester City.
- Arsenal has difficult matches ahead.
Another disappointing outing for Arsenal over the weekend after the Gunners surrendered a 2-0 lead against West Ham which has put the team in a tricky situation. Everything looked rosy for Arsenal after only 10 minutes of their game on Sunday at London Stadium against a struggling West Ham side.
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Gabriel Jesus had opened the scoring after only seven minutes, with Odegaard’s volley making it two as the Gunners looked set to restore their six-point advantage at the top of the Premier League.
But, just as they did seven days ago at Anfield against Liverpool, 2-0 to the Arsenal early on became 2-2 at full-time.
Said Benrahma’s penalty, after poor play from firstly Thomas Partey and then Gabriel, gave West Ham hope, Gunners forward Bukayo Saka fired his own spot-kick wide, and Jarrod Bowen scored an equalizer soon after in a Premier League thriller.
Arsenal Title hopes dwindle in favor of Man City
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Arsenal remain four points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table, although the Gunners have played a game more. Manchester City have won their last six games and are hitting form at the most vital part of the season.
Arsenal have difficult matches among them is against Newcastle, Manchester City away, Chelsea and Brighton at home.
On the other hand, Manchester City will have a chance to go one point behind their title-chasing companions if they take full advantage of their game in hand.
The Citizens be hoping to go top with a win over the Gunners at the Etihad later in the month.
City fixtures look more favorable on paper, but they have a hell of a lot more of them in all competitions.