Chelsea and Manchester United handed top four boost as Arsenal slip to Everton defeat

first_imgPhil Jagielka scored the only goal of the game (Picture: Getty)‘They are a good team and obviously we beat Chelsea as well.’On his goal, the defender added: ‘Right place, right time!‘They are the best goals. It was nice to come away with the win. (We need to) keep wining games, it is all about momentum until next season.’Man of the Match Dominic Calvert-Lewin added: ‘We had a few good chances during the game and perhaps if we were more clinical at time sit might have been a few more.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘But ultimately, we got the win and that’s all that counts.‘We had to work very hard and we felt it a bit at the end of the first half but we came out in the second half stronger and we maintained that pressure.‘We showed quality when we needed to and the game plan worked.’MORE: Mesut Ozil throws his jacket at Everton bench as Unai Emery clashes with Marco Silva Unai Emery’s Arsenal were beaten by Everton (Picture: Getty)Arsenal slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday as the Gunners failed to press home their advantage in the top-four race.Phil Jagielka’s first-half goal was enough to secure victory for the Toffees and inflict a potentially damaging defeat on Unai Emery’s Arsenal.With six matches of the 2018-19 season remaining, Arsenal remain fourth, level on points with Chelsea.But victory at Goodison Park would have seen the Gunners leapfrog their north London rivals Tottenham into third.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityManchester United remain firmly in the mix, just two points off the top four despite suffering two defeats from their last three Premier League games.AdvertisementAdvertisementEverton, who wasted a number of chances to put the game to bed in the second half, are now ninth and Marco Silva’s side will have hopes of overtaking Wolves and Leicester before the end of the campaign.Speaking after the 1-0 win, Jagielka, who only started the match after Michael Keane was withdrawn during the warm-up, said: ‘It feels great.‘Obviously to keep a clean sheet as well. We are trying to build a little bit of momentum. We could have had a few more. Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterSunday 7 Apr 2019 3:57 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Advertisement Chelsea and Manchester United handed top four boost as Arsenal slip to Everton defeatlast_img

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