Arsenal clinched a crucial 3-1 win against struggling Burnley, propelling them to second place in the Premier League table and drawing level on points with leaders Manchester City. Leandro Trossard, William Saliba, and Oleksandr Zinchenko found the net for Arsenal, moving them to 29 points alongside Manchester City, who still have a game in hand.
Despite Josh Brownhill briefly equalising for Burnley, Arsenal swiftly regained the lead, condemning Burnley to their sixth consecutive defeat. Arsenal’s manager, Mikel Arteta, expressed satisfaction with the officiating, praising VAR, saying, “Please ask me about VAR because today it was good… I hope that I’m on TV saying the referees are so good and I’m completely with them and being very constructive.”
In a late Saturday fixture, Wolverhampton Wanderers mounted a dramatic comeback to defeat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1. Pablo Sarabia and Mario Lemina scored in stoppage time, denying Spurs the chance to reclaim the league’s title. Wolves’ manager, Gary O’Neil, hailed the performance, stating, “It is an amazing feeling; we’ve been pushing so hard. We deserve this game.”
Manchester United bounced back from their midweek Champions League loss with a 1-0 victory over Luton Town, securing their second successive league win. Victor Lindelof’s goal in the 59th minute propelled United into provisional sixth place, earning praise from manager Erik ten Hag despite his touchline suspension.
Meanwhile, Everton secured a thrilling 3-2 win at Crystal Palace, with Idrissa Gueye’s late goal sealing their fourth away win in five matches. Everton’s manager, Sean Dyche, commended his team’s fighting spirit, saying, “A fighting performance without a doubt. We’re finding ways to win; that’s a massive factor.”
In the late game, struggling Bournemouth upset Newcastle United with a 2-0 victory, courtesy of two second-half goals from Dominic Solanke. The win lifted Bournemouth to 17th place, three points clear of the relegation zone, while Newcastle sits in seventh.