Arsenal Lose More Ground In Top 4 Battle After Brighton Loss

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Brighton’s English striker Glenn Murray (C) runs with the ball towards Arsenal © AFP

Arsenal continued to stumble of their pursuit for a high 4 end within the Premier League after a 1-2 loss towards Brighton on Sunday. This was Gunners’ eighth defeat this yr and their fourth straight league loss. Lewis Dunk put the hosts forward within the seventh minute when he hooked the ball residence from a nook after it dropped to him contained in the penalty field. The Seagulls added their second when Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny misplaced a go which was intercepted with Pascal Gross, giving an inviting cross and was slotted residence by Glenn Murray within the 26th minute.

Arsenal pulled a purpose again within the 43rd minute with a chic go by Granit Xhaka who fed a go to striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang.

Aubameyang cleverly flicked the ball residence to offer the Gunners some hope.

Arsenal had the lion’s share of possession all through however they hardly troubled the house workforce. The guests had been fortunate to have defender Sead Kolasinac on the sphere after he had fouled Ezequiel Schelotto, which the replays prompt was deliberate.

Arsenal stay sixth within the desk and they’re 13 factors off the fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur who’re on 58 factors after 29 video games.

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