Premier League leaders Arsenal make big statement in Brighton, build lead as men's city accept draw

It's time to treat Arsenal as favorites in the League title race after an impressive 4-2 win over Brighton on Saturday.

While the loss of Gabriel Jesus to injury at some point in the World Cup is a blow to the team, Eddie Nketiah 

 has been on a roll with two goals in two games and Arsenal's lead at the top of the league out of solidarity. . . . has increased to seven. points. . .

Manchester City still have one game to play against Arsenal and the two clubs will meet for the first time this season on Februar

 the lead could be at a point until then where Arsenal should still be in the table. upper part. regardless of the end result. 

it was City's defense that let him down, and the team won one of the three games in which he scored a goal this season. 

This compares to going 4-0-1 (W-L-D) in the same type of scenarios last season. Arsenal's next closest contenders, Newcastle United,

 also dropped points in a 0–0 draw with Leeds United. It's a long season but so far once they wanted points the Gunners are getting the job done.

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