It’s a realistic prospect, but bittersweet for Tottenham.
The English Premier League (EPL) title race is back on the line. Leaders Liverpool were stunned by Arsenal on Friday (May 5).
Arsenal defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the 23rd round of the English Premier League (EPL) for the 2023-2024 season at the Emirates Stadium in London, England. The Gunners took the lead in the 14th minute through an early goal by Xherdan Shaqa, but conceded an own goal by Gabriel Magalhaes in first-half stoppage time.
There was a second half twist. After conceding a second goal to Gabriel Martinelli in the 22nd minute, Liverpool had Ibrahima Konate sent off for two bookings in the 43rd minute. That was it. Arsenal capitalized on their numerical superiority, and Leandro Trosar scored the winner in stoppage time.
Liverpool’s EPL unbeaten streak came to a halt at four games. Arsenal extended its streak to three. Liverpool remained in first place with 51 points, 바카라사이트 but Arsenal moved into second place with 49 points.
It’s a close race. Only two points separate the two teams. But it’s not just a two-team battle.
Third-place Man City, last season’s treble winners, who are looking for their fourth straight EPL title, are also smiling. They’ve played two fewer games than Liverpool and Arsenal and have 46 points.
If they win both games, they will take the lead. City hosts Brentford in round 23 on June 6.
In the meantime, City’s defender Ederson has been analyzing the EPL title race this season. “It’s easy to list the contenders for the Premier League title,” he said ahead of the Brentford game. Liverpool, us (Man City), Arsenal, and Tottenham have started the season very well and played some great games,” he said.
“And then you’ve got Aston Villa, who are playing very good football with a great manager and great players,” he continued, “but I think it’s going to be Liverpool, Man City, and Arsenal. I think those are the three favorites to win the Premier League.”
Tottenham conceded a late stoppage-time equalizer to draw 2-2 at Everton in Round 23.
Aston Villa thrashed Sheffield United 5-0. Fourth place changed hands. Aston Villa are in fourth place (46 points) and Tottenham are in fifth (44 points).
With 15 more rounds to go, Tottenham and Aston Villa could still turn things around. However, Ederson predicts they will run out of steam.
No team has ever won the title four times in a row in EPL history. 토토사이트 “This is our goal and ambition this season,” the Brazilian said. The team is focused and all the players are preparing to the best of their ability.”