Paris – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang allowed Arsenal to steal Chelsea's fourth place in the championship of England, synonymous with the Champions League, by scoring the only goal of Monday's match against Watford at the end of day 34 (1-0).
It was an opportunity not to be missed: thanks to their Gabonese striker, the Gunners, beaten last week at Everton (1-0), even come back to a point in Tottenham, 3rd.
They pass especially Chelsea in difference of goal, and count moreover a match in less than the Blues.
Tottenham (3rd, 67 points), Arsenal (4th, 66 points), Chelsea (5th, 66 points) and Manchester United (6th, 64 points) are competing for a mini-championship with two places for the C1 next season .
They are too far from the untouchable duo formed by Liverpool (85 pts) and Manchester City (83 pts) at the top of the Premier League.
Arsenal, however, fought a team Watford quickly reduced to ten after the exclusion of his star striker and captain Troy Deeney after 11 minutes of play.
Good news for Unai Emery: it's the first one "clean sheet"Gunners this season away in the Premier League.
The Hornets, who had not lost at home since visiting Chelsea at the end of December, remain 10th.