Arsenal doubles Tottenham and Manchester United returns
The Gunners beat Burnley, led by Zaki Amdouni (3-1), and rose to second place in the English Premier League, ahead of Tottenham, who lost to Wolverhampton (2-1).
Oleksandr Zinchenko (centre) scored a stunning goal to complete Arsenal’s win over Burnley.
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Arsenal, ahead of Burnley (3-1) by Zaki Amdouni (biased until the 80th minute), took advantage of Tottenham’s failure in Wolverhampton (2-1 defeat) to occupy second place, equal on points with leaders Manchester City, and travel to Chelsea. Sunday. Without brilliance, Manchester United achieved its second successive victory against promoted Luton (1-0), reaching sixth place, awaiting the other matches of the twelfth day.
Arsenal came away frustrated His trip to Newcastle last weekendIt is the first defeat this season that left Mikel Arteta angry with the refereeing, describing it as a “disgrace.” The Spanish coach was smiling again on Saturday. At home, the London team dominated a resurgent Burnley thanks to Leandro Trossard (45 + 1), the scorer of the 1,000th goal scored by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, William Saliba with a header from a corner kick (57, 2-1) and Oleksandr Zinchenko from a corner kick. “Good recovery (74).”
Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira entered at the hour mark, and put Arsenal in difficulty by receiving a red card for a foul (83), but his partners stood firm.
Cold shower for Tottenham
After losing their unbeaten run in the league to Chelsea (1-4) on Monday, Tottenham fell in the early afternoon to Wolverhampton (2-1). Tottenham missed out on winning with two goals in stoppage time. “It is part of the pain of football and when things happen in these circumstances you have to accept them. I cannot criticize the efforts and commitment of the players.”
His team (26 points), the leader before the end of last week, may fall to the foot of the podium if Liverpool (24 points) wins on Sunday over Brentford.
Tottenham scored quickly with their only attempt in the first half, by Brennan Johnson (third, 1-0), before suffering from Wolverhampton’s control. Four minutes before that, Pablo Sarabia equalized with a wonderful shot (90+1) before Mario Lemina scored the winning goal (90+7).
Manchester United are giving themselves some fresh air
For its part, Manchester United achieved a difficult victory over newly promoted Luton (1-0) thanks to its Swedish defender Victor Lindelof (59). This gives a little breathing room for Erik ten Hag and his players, who were stunned by their setbacks on Wednesday in Copenhagen in the Champions League (4-3).
The Dutchman began to breathe easier thanks to his Swedish defender Victor Lindelof (59), which was enough to ward off the clouds that seemed more dangerous on Wednesday after the 4-3 defeat on Wednesday in Copenhagen in the Champions League.
The Red Devils achieved their second successive victory in the English Premier League, a week after defeating Fulham 1-0 in stoppage time, and advance to sixth place (21 points) while awaiting, in particular, a trip to Newcastle (seventh). , 20 points) at Bournemouth Stadium on Saturday at the end of the day.
Moreover, Everton continued to move away from the relegation zone by defeating Crystal Palace (2-3) thanks to the winning goal scored by Idrissa Gueye. The Toffees are in 14th place with 14 points, 8 points behind Bournemouth, who were relegated for the first time.