Newcastle crushes Arsenal’s hope of Champions League football

Newcastle crushes Arsenal's hope of Champions League football

Newcastle wrecked Arsenal’s hope of qualifying for the Champions League with a 2-0 win at St James’ Park on Monday night.

Newcastle crushes Arsenal's hope of Champions League football

After a scoreless first half, the Magpies took the lead 10 minutes into the second half when Saint-Maximin found Joelinton down the left.

Wilson was waiting in the centre of the box when the Brazilian curled a ball into his direction.

White, on the other hand, was the first to get to the ball and he pushed it past Ramsdale into his own net to give the home side a 1-0 lead.

Wilson then had couple of opportunity to make it 2-0 but failed to Capitalize before his team got a second in 85th minutes.

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Burn passed the ball through to Wilson, but Ramsdale got there first. Unfortunately for the goalkeeper, the ball fell straight to Guimaraes, who scored to double his team’s lead.

They came close to adding a third late in the game, but Ramsdale yet again was able to deflect Gayle’s low attempt over, and Newcastle won 2-0, a well deserved victory.

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The Gunners would have put themselves in strong position for Champions League spot with a victory today but are now two points behind their bitter rival – Tottenham in fourth place.

On the last day, they will play Everton, but a win will not be enough if rivals Tottenham obtain at least a point against already-relegated Norwich City due to the Gunners’ lower goal difference.

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Meanwhile, the home side climb up to 12th place, and they’ll travel to Burnley for their final game of the season, hoping to finish strong.

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