Arsenal fans may wait for another season to see their team back in the champions league after suffering 2-0 loss against new billionaires Newcastle at St. James park on Monday.
The Gunners European top competition hopes are no longer in their hands with spurs now being favourites for the fête next season.
Having only one game remaining to secure the top four spot,the gunners needed a win to make their hopes alive since Antonio Conte’s side won against burnley on Sunday.
For asrsenal fans, it was a heartbreak after Ben white’s own goal early second half and new signing Bruno Guimares who smashed the winning goal in 85th minute
Despite having nothing to play for and no desperate need for three points, Eddie Howe’s charges were relentless in their efforts to preserve their lead and ought to have doubled their advantage when jacob murphy burst clear on the counter attack ,but he was denied by Aaron Ramsdale.
Meanwhile the londoners have now dropped to fifth place with 66 points two points behind their neighbors Tottenham.
Arsenal have a big task on Sunday when they face Everton on the final game of the season with the Toffees needing three points to remain in the league while Tottenham will take already relegated side Norwich city.
Elsewhere FA CUP champions Liverpool today go head to head with Southamtom as they fight for their quadraple at st. Mary’s tonight.
The reds are likely to make changes for the squad that played against Chelsea with the English league top scorer Mohammed Salah and defender Virgil van Dijik already ruled out after suffering various injuries in Wembley last Saturday.