Aston Villa was in the relegation zone seated in 18th position before they took on Arsenal but the 4-0 Watford loss over Manchester city drew them level on goal difference. Aston Villa took the lead through Egyptian international Trezegheut in the first half but was nearly pegged back by Eddie Nketiah after his header kissed inside the woodwork in the second half.
Arsenal enjoyed plenty of the ball at villa park but lacked the cutting edge they’ve recently displayed in wins against Manchester City and Liverpool. The Gunners failed to register a shirt on target for the whole first 75 minutes even though they enjoyed plenty of possession.
After the drinks break, Aston villa nearly buried the game after Alphonse Davis shot wide of Arsenal’s goal when he was set free by Jack Grealish.
Aston Villa will now move into the final game against West ham with the confidence in securing safety after they went ahead of Watford on goal difference.
Watford who is in the relegation battle with Aston Villa will take on. The gunners at the emirates who can no longer get European Football through the premier league table.
Mikel Arteta will be hoping Arsenal can revive their form as they host Watford on the final day so that they end the season on a high and also with an FA cup final coming ahead on 1st August, the young Spanish coach will be his strikers can find their scoring boots again