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Premier League title race: Arsenal wins thrilling North London derby, Man City keeps the pace

Mikel Arteta and his players triumphed in the North London derby against Tottenham on Sunday at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, winning with a score of 2:3. The Gunners enjoyed a great start to the game and were 0:3 up at the half-time break. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg opened the score in the 15th minute with an own goal, while Kai Havertz assisted Bukayo Saka in the 27th minute and single-handedly scored in the 38th minute to give Arsenal more than a comfortable lead for the 2nd period. Tottenham fought their way back into the game, with Christian Romero scoring from a David Raya’s misplaced pass. Heung-min Son then converted a penalty in the 87th minute to make the score 2:3 but it was too late for the Spurs to mount a comeback.

Later on Sunday, Manchester City visited Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. Despite not performing up to their high standards, Pep Guardiola’s players managed to win the game 2:0, after Josko Gvardiol and Erling Haaland scored in each period. Arsenal currently sits 1st in the standings with 80 points while City is 2nd with 79 points but the Sky-Blues have 4 remaining matches until the end of the season, while the Gunners have 3.