Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal have suffered a 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United at St. James’ Park this evening, meaning that Antonio Conte’s Tottenham Hotspur now have the advantage in the race for the Premier League top four.
An own goal from Ben White saw Newcastle take the lead in the 55th minutes, and Bruno Guimaraes doubled the advantage for Eddie Howe’s side in the 85th minute.
Arsenal are now fifth in the Premier League table with 66 points from 37 games, two points behind bitter North London rivals Tottenham.
Tottenham have a goal difference of +24, while Arsenal’s is +9.
Immediately after Arsenal’s defeat, Tottenham posted the following tweet, looking ahead to the match against Norwich City.
Tottenham Hotspur’s react to Arsenal defeat to Newcastle United
Tottenham will take on Norwich City away from home at Carrow Road on the final day of the Premier League season.
Norwich have already been relegated to the Championship.
Arsenal will face Everton at the Emirates Stadium next season.
Everton are fighting for survival in the Premier League.
Tottenham need just a draw with Norwich to qualify for the Champions League next season.
We predict Spurs to win against Norwich and finish fourth.
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