Shock loss dents Arsenal's UCL hopes

English Premier League

Bournemouth 0-2 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace resumed Premier League matters on a positive start with a 2-0 away triumph over Bournemouth, extending their winning run to four matches.

It was the Cherries who desperately needed the win to move out of the relegation zone, but it was Palace who went ahead on 12 minutes through
Luka Milivojevic's free-kick.

Andre Ayew doubled the visitors' lead midway through the first after turning home Patrick van Aanholt's cross from the left.

Bournemouth were unable to find a way back into the contest and will now end the weekend in the bottom three.

West Ham United 0-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers boosted their hopes of a top-four finish after defeating West Ham United 2-0 in London on Saturday night.

The visitors knew three points would take them level on points with Manchester United in order, but Nuno Espírito Santo decided to keep Adama Traore on the bench.

While the first half failed to provide any goals in a cagey opening 45 minutes, Traore was introduced in the second stanza along with Pedro Neto.

Traore played a part in the opening goal as his cross found Raul Jimenez for the close-range finish, while Neto got the second goal with a superb volley at the far post.

Click through the gallery to see images from Saturday's Premeir League action.

Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 Arsenal

It was another disappointing outfit for Arsenal in the Premier League after suffering defeat at Brighton and Hove Albion.

Bukayo Saka kept his spot in the side and nearly got the opening goal when his long-range effort crashed against the crossbar on eight minutes.

Mikel Arteta already had a few issues before the game but that grew once again when Bernd Leno was taken off with a serious leg injury after a nasty collision.

Neal Maupay came close to putting Brighton ahead 10 minutes into the second half but substitute goalkeeper Martinez was on hand to make the save.

The deadlock was eventually broken just over the hour mark through Nicolas Pepe's superb curling strike into the top corner.

However, Brighton secured themselves the equaliser thanks to Lewis Dunk's scrappy finish in the 75th minute before Maupay had the final say with a well-taken finish in second-half time to clinch the win.

Watford 1-1 Leicester City

Watford struck in the dying stages of the second half to earn themselves a point against third-place Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

The hosts, meanwhile, had to wait until the 34th minute for a clear-cut opening as Abdoulaye Doucoure failed to pounce on Ndidi's error after being denied Kasper Schmeicel.

Another opening fell the way of the Hornest on the stroke of halftime when Ismaïla Sarr lifted a cross to the far post, but neither Christian Kabasele and Roberto Pereyra were able to convert.

The Foxes manage to fashion themselves an opening on the hour mark from a set-piece situation, but defender Ça─člar Söyüncü headed wide at the far post.

Leicester went even closer with 16 minutes remaining, with Marc Albrighton's powerful strike crashing against the upright before James Maddison's low strike from the edge of the box was brilliantly kept out by Ben Foster.

Leicester looked to have sealed the win after Ben Chillwell rattled the net with a superb strike from just outside the box, but the points had to be shared after Craig Dawson found the back of the net with a superb acrobatic strike in stoppage time.

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