Arsenal and Newcastle United drew 0-0 on Tuesday at the Emirates stadium as the top two defenses in the Premier League faced off. While Newcastle maintains the longest unbeaten record in the league dating back to their loss to Liverpool in August, the league-leading Gunners have increased their lead over Manchester City at the top of the table to eight points.
Although both teams had opportunities during the game, the center backs’ job was to stop Eddie Nketiah and Callum Wilson from leading the line. This draw demonstrates that Newcastle are a team not to be underrated in the fight for a Champions League spot despite the fact that they were unable to cut the gap on the league leaders.
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Despite the score remaining 0-0, the game was anything but dull. Nine yellow cards were issued, including one to Jamaal Lascelles on the bench for timewasting, when two of the top four teams clashed. Tensions were high. Both clubs will accept the point, but Newcastle will regret missing the opportunity to get closer to the league’s top teams.