Arsenal leads the table by five points from Manchester City but has now played two games more and has to go to the Etihad on Wednesday.
Arsenal struck two late pretensions to deliver a point in a palpitating 3- 3 home draw with bottom club Southampton but its Premier League title hopes suffered another blow on a night of frazzled jitters in north London on Friday.
The Gunners traced by two pretensions outside 15 twinkles with Carlos Alcaraz and former Arsenal forward Theo Walcott silencing the Emirates crowd.
Gabriel Martinelli struck back for the Gunners after 20 twinkles and Arsenal was millimetres down from equalising in cessation time at the end of a palpitating half as Ben White’s title was cleared off the line.
Southampton might have wilted under the home pressure in the alternate half but rather restored its two- thing lead in the 66th nanosecond as cover Duje Caleta- Car headed in at the aft post.
With defeat brewing, Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard also coiled home in the 87th nanosecond and two twinkles latterly Bukayo Saka scored from close range to spark circus in the colosseum.
Arsenal laid siege to the Southampton thing but couldn’t find the pivotal winner.
Both sets of players collapsed to the turf at the final whoosh after a result that helped neither side.
Arsenal leads the table by five points from Manchester City but has now played two games more and has to go to the Etihad on Wednesday for what could be a vital clash. Southampton remains nethermost with 24 points.
Numerous Arsenal suckers were heading for the exits when captain Martin Odegaard coiled a shot past Gavin Bazunu in the 88th nanosecond to throw the hosts a lifeline.
And when Bukayo Saka equalised in the 90th nanosecond the colosseum was rocking on its foundations.
With the home suckers willing Arsenal to find a winner, just as they did a month ago when coming back from two pretensions down against Bournemouth, they laid siege to the Southampton thing.
In eight nailbiting twinkles of cessation time Leandro Trossard hit the woodwork, fellow cover Reiss Nelson’s shot was veered agonisingly wide of the post and Gabriel Jesus was denied a spot kick after tumbling in a congested penalty area.
There was to be no final twist to the plot, still, and both sets of players looked spent at the final whoosh, collapsing to the turf after a draw that did little to help either side in their veritably different objects.
Whatever happens over the coming many weeks, a health warning should be issued to Arsenal suckers of a nervous disposition.
Winning titles isn’t supposed to be easy, but the last three games have put Arsenal suckers through the wringer.
Originally back- to- reverse 2- 2 down draws against Liverpool and West Ham United in which two- thing leads were squandered, allowed City to close the gap and gave Friday’s clash with Southampton a must- palm sense for the London club.
Cool heads and clear focus were needed but rather Arsenal suffered an terrible launch with keeper Aaron Ramsdale’s casual pass going straight to Alcaraz who finished in style.
Sloppy Arsenal also turned over possession in the 14th nanosecond and Alcaraz threaded a perfect pass to Walcott who didn’t indeed break stride before shooting into the corner. Know Latest Football News…