Flamini own goal denies Arsenal victory

A ninetieth minute own goal from Mathieu Flamini gave Swansea City a share of the spoils at the Emirates Stadium yesterday evening, further denting Arsenal’s hopes of clinching the title.

The visitors took the lead on eleven minutes through Wilfried Bony, though two quick fire second-half goals from Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud turned the game on its head.

However, with time running out, the ball ricocheted into the Gunners goal off Flamini to gift Garry Monk’s side an equaliser, and a vital point in their battle for survival.

Arsene Wenger’s side now sit six points behind leaders Chelsea, while Manchester City moved into second after thumping neighbours Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford yesterday evening.

Liverpool in third host Sunderland this evening, and could themselves move five points clear of Arsenal with victory.

However, more worryingly for the North London club is the possibility of dropping out of the top four altogether, with Everton hot on their heels.

The Toffees beat Newcastle United 3-0 at St James Park last night to secure a fourth straight league win, and move six points behind Arsenal with a game in hand. Everton are odds on to win the match and you just know they are going to do it Almost worth taking advantage of the Kashmobet offer to sweeten the pill… (£100 Welcome Bonus – Bet now!)

Roberto Martinez’s men travel to bottom of the table Fulham at the weekend, while Arsenal face Manchester City, before travelling to Goodison Park a week later.