Arsenal Lose to Newcastle United, Threatened to Fail to Champions League

Arsenal are in danger of not qualifying for the Champions League next season. Cannon London surprisingly lost 0-2 when hosted by Newcastle United at St James Park in the match week 37 of the Premier League, Tuesday (17/5/2022) early morning WIB.

This negative result made Arsenal fail to rise again to fourth position which is the limit to qualify for the Champions League. Arsenal are now stranded in fifth position and two points adrift of Tottenham Hotspur who are in fourth place.

Unfortunately, the 2021/2022 Premier League only has one game left. Arsenal was on the brink. Tottenham only need a draw in the last game to lock in fourth position.

Arsenal's goal was almost broken in the eighth minute when goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale made a blunder. Callum Wilson stole the ball. Luckily Wilson's shot was blocked by Ben White.

Arsenal have difficulty creating opportunities. Cannon London's front line was made not move by the discipline of Newcastle's defense.

Newcastle are more of a threat. A golden opportunity was obtained in the 36th minute through Allan Saint-Maximin. The French player's shot forced Ramsdale to fall up and save his goal. The score 0-0 lasted until the break.

In the second half, the situation did not change much. Newastle put more pressure on it. As a result, the Magpies were able to take the lead in the 55th minute through White's own suicide, which wrongly anticipated Joelinton's cross.

Newcastle is getting more and more outspoken. Two opportunities were obtained through Wilson. but have not been able to produce a second goal.

Arsenal started out attacking after 75 minutes. The first golden opportunity was obtained through midfielder Mohamed Elneny. His hard shot can still be secured by goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

Newcastle can finally add a goal in the 85th minute. Attacking midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, who listed his name on the scoreboard, grabbed a wild ball from Ramsdale. The score of 2-0 lasted until the game ended.

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