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Losing against Aston Villa, Arsenal may miss the Europa League next season

In round 37 of the Premier League, Arsenal fans were disappointed to lose 0-1 on the team in the relegation group, Aston Villa, and out of hope in the race to win tickets for Europa League next season.

Determined to win points to relegate, Aston Villa actively played defensive counterattacks from the beginning. And they succeeded with this style of play when they found the opener in the middle of the first half.

27 minutes, from a corner on the left-wing, the Arsenal defender failed to clear the ball, creating an opportunity for Trezeguet to burst into the net with a goal from Emiliano Martinez, giving Aston Villa a 1-0 lead.

Arsenal missed many chances to score

Having conceded, Arsenal increased their attack power and the ball almost rolled over the Aston Villa yard.

Despite full control of the game and created many dangerous situations, in the evening of ungainly competition, Alexandre Lacazette, Edward Nketiah, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continued to finish eating in a decisive situation. In which the ball once hit the vertical column, Arsenal did not get a balanced goal.

Poor points, Arsenal had to leave the field empty-handed. With this defeat, Arsenal stomped in the middle of the table. The club only has 53 points and no hope in the race to qualify for the Europa League next season.

Despite losing the race in the Premier League front, Arsenal can still participate in the Europa League. This will happen if they win against Chelsea in the FA Cup final on August 2.

And Aston Villa, with 3 valuable points won against Arsenal, Dean Smith’s teachers and teachers jumped to 17th place in the rankings with 34 points, thereby holding a big advantage in the relegation race.

In another match, Manchester City still played a determined game and won over Watford with a 4-0 score.

With a heavy defeat to Man City, Watford fell to 18th place on the standings with 34 points. This was equal to the score with Aston Villa but ranked behind because of the minor difference. The team faced disadvantages in the relegation race before the final round.