A recap of recent Premier League action that confirmed one relegation while the title race took a dramatic twist of fate.
Manchester City remain at the top after Ilkay Gundogan scored a brace and assisted Erling Holland’s header in a 3-0 win over Everton.
Arsenal fell four points clear of Manchester City on the brink of the title after Mikel Arteta’s Gunners were beaten 3-0 at home to Brighton, with Julio Enciso, Deniz Undav and Pervis Estupinan scoring for the Seagulls. in the second. half show.
Callum Wilson struck twice from the penalty spot as third-placed Newcastle drew 2-2 with ten-man Leeds in which Junior Firpo saw red for the third-placed hosts.
Newcastle, however, bounced back with a gritty 4-1 win at home to Brighton, in which Wilson and Bruno Guimaraes completed the win, after Deniz Undav scored an own goal and scored a consolation second-half effort for the Seagulls, either side of a Dan Byrne header. : .
Goals from Anthony Martial and Alejandro Garnacho kept Manchester United in fourth place with a 2-0 home win over Wolves.
Southampton’s drop in the relegation zone was confirmed after a 2-0 home defeat by Fulham, in which Carlos Vinicius and Aleksandar Mitrovic struck after the break for the Cottagers.
Leicester’s survival hopes were dealt a major blow in the 3-0 home defeat by Liverpool as Curtis Jones struck twice before Trent Alexander-Arnold completed the away win with Mohamed Salah making all three assists.
Nottingham Forest remain in 16th place but move three points clear after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea in which Taiwo Awoni and Raheem Sterling scored twice for their respective sides.
Elsewhere, goals from Jacob Ramsey and Douglas Luiz saw Aston Villa beat seventh-placed Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 to go level on 57 points, albeit with a two-goal difference in Spurs’ favour.
Goals from Brian Mbemo and Yoan Wisa saw Brentford beat London rivals West Ham 2-0 at the Gtech Community Stadium, securing the Bees’ 100th win under manager Thomas Frank.
In the end, Eberechi Eze struck twice as Crystal Palace beat Bournemouth with a clinical 2-0 home win at Selhurst Park.