Beat Brighton 0-3 Arsenal practically said goodbye to the Premier League, almost at the hands of Manchester City, thanks to goals from Julio Enkiso, Deniz Undav and Parvis Estupinan who served The title on a platter for the men led by Pep Guardiola,
City, with a win, would be champion, Arsenal will have three chances to achieve this whenever they win their two games: first, against Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium after facing Real Madrid; If he fails, Brighton will be his next opponent; And if they lose again on the last day against Brentford away at the Etihad, they could be declared champions.
Match Summary Arsenal Vs. brighton premier league 2023
defeat of Arsenal kept the ‘Gunner’ box City are four points behind the leaders with one game more to spare. And one of the culprits of the collapse of Arteta’s team was Julio Enciso, who opened the way to victory in the second half. brighton With some controversy: he parvis estupinan Taking advantage of the fact that Jakob Kivier’s boot came off after an Ivan Ferguson stomp which didn’t warrant a VAR review.
Enkiso’s goal was not sudden. The Paraguayan jewel of a level team emerged as the villain of Arsenal, who needed a win no matter what Manchester City over Everton (0-3) Shortly before the start of the duel.
With water around their necks due to the pressure from Guardiola’s team, Arsenal face an opponent who still has a lot to say entering their battle. europe next season, Before the opening whistle, Brighton were in eighth place, just two points behind Aston Villa and Tottenham, a few games less.
Arteta did not recover from any of his injuries and without Mohamed Elneny, William Saliba, Takahiro Tomiyasu and Alexander Zinchenko, he made a competitive eleven with solvent players to go on to victory. Only the absence of Saliba, Tomiyasu and Zinchenko revealed any cracks in the back, but with Ben White, Kivor and Kieran Tierney, Arsenal covered their backs well.
Both teams staged a veritable train wreck, with much of the possession going to Brighton but more chances to Arsenal, who soon squandered Gabriel Martinelli Due to a tackle by Moisés Caicedo, he injured his left ankle.
After twenty minutes he left the field to introduce Leandro Trossard, who scored with a shot into the clearest chance of the entire first half. Hit the crossbar of the goal defended by Jason Steele,
Then, just before the break, they were able to score Buyako Saka and Martin Odegaard But the former failed to push the ball against Steele and the latter sent a left-footed shot narrowly over the box.
On the other end, Aaron Ramsey He only had to intervene with an effort from Julio Enciso at the start of the first act, which ended in a draw, which was quickly undone with the auction of the same, after the restart. enciso In the controversial drama of the day.
Kivor was disconnected for just a second and his team paid dearly for it, He could have been clean barefoot, but he focused on watching his feet. It may have been Ferguson’s fault, but he lacked the experience to make the right decision. Nkiso took advantage of this and decided the game.
Arteta, up against the ropes, didn’t take long to get Thomas Partey and Nelson Rees tried to turn the score around., But with half an hour to go, Arsenal barely managed to open the scoring with a second shot that narrowly missed the target.
It was the only chance to come close to a potential tie which was surely undermined when Undew, who replaced Ankiso due to injury, took advantage of an error by the ‘Gunner’ defense to make it 0–2 within five minutes. Gave. Then Estupinan wound up with 0-3 and Arsenal give up their title fight that, if there were no surprises, he would travel to Manchester.