Arsenal drew with Newcastle and dropped by two points in head to the Premier League

London: Arsenal wasted two precious points in top the Premier League, with a goalless draw with its hosts, Newcastle United, today, Tuesday, in the nineteenth round. In the rest of the matches, Brighton defeated Everton 4-1 and Fulham beat Leicester City 1-0. And at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal and Newcastle failed to capitalize on the chances they had during the 90 minutes, and the match ended in a goalless draw. Arsenal scored a point, increasing their score in lead to 44 points in 17 games, eight points ahead of their closest rivals, Manchester City, who played 16 games, and Newcastle raised their tally to 35 points in 18 games in third place. And at Goodison Park, Brighton advanced with a first-half goal courtesy of Kauru Mitoma in the 14th minute. In the second half, Brighton scored three goals, signed by Evan Ferguson in the 52nd minute, Solomon March in the 55th minute and Pascal Gross in the 57th minute ‘, then Demarai Gray answered with an Everton goal from a penalty kick in added time. The win took Brighton’s balance to 27 points in eighth place and Everton’s balance to 15 points in sixteenth. At the King Power Stadium, Fulham established their victory over Leicester City with a goal scored by Alexander Mitrovic in the 17th minute. The win took Fulham’s balance to 28 points in seventh place, and Leicester’s balance stood at 17 points to thirteenth place. (dpa)