The Gunners still control their own destiny but their path to the top four just became a whole lot murkier.
Gregg Berhalter's first full camp yields a pair of good results, some illuminating performances, and two possibly significant injuries.
With Arsenal breathing down their necks, a late penalty save keeps Spurs just above the chasing pack.
In-form Burnley stun Spurs and knock Mauricio Pochettino's men off the pace of Liverpool and Manchester City at the top of the table.
There weren't any major shocks in this weekend's action, but there were certainly some noteworthy results and performances anyway.
With eight FA Cup games on the docket this weekend, there's plenty of interesting action in England, even without the Premier League.
Following one of the most harrowing stretches in club history, the Bluebirds give themselves and their fans reason for joy and belief.
It's starting to get tight with a couple of big matchups anticipated as teams look to punch their ticket to the last 16.
One goal and a stalwart performance from their star keeper lift Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's United to another win and put the top four notice.
There are a few enticing ties and a handful of upset possibilities as the big boys join the 2018-19 competition for this weekend's third round.
Liverpool and Tottenham sneak into the last 16, Dortmund grab a seeded draw, and Lyon overcome Shakhtar to punch their ticket.
A sterling defensive effort and goals from N'golo Kante and David Luiz expose a few weaknesses in Pep Guardiola's defending champs.
Tottenham overwhelm Chelsea and deliver a reminder that they're not to be overlooked in the title fight.
It wasn't a pretty end to the USMNT's forgettable year, but a few faces made positive impacts on Tuesday.
It's strikingly clear the team is lacking direction only adding more pressure to the federation's upcoming appointment.
Sitting at the bottom of the table, the Cottagers make waves with the hire of a former Premier League winning manager.
A stunning loss for Liverpool and late wins for Manchester United and Tottenham headline a dramatic matchday.
Both teams leave the weekend thinking they could have snagged all three points after a pulsating draw.
With three games to go, we take a look at the best groups to keep an eye on in the second set of fixtures.
The Bluebirds grab a crucial first win in the fight for Premier League safety and drag Fulham into the heart of the scrap.
With a few of the brightest prospects unavailable, a number of USMNT fringe players had chances to make their marks this week. Who did so?
The Hammers cruise past a substandard Manchester United at the London Stadium and deepen United's woes.
The point will feel different for both sides, but neither should hang their heads after a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.
Heartbreak for Spurs and City, big wins for a host of underdogs and favorites alike, and a forgettable day for Cristiano Ronaldo highlight the first matchday of this year's UCL group stage.
With a controlled performance and a dominant defensive display, the Reds have further solidified their claim as City's closest challengers.
The young Americans put forth a solid defensive display but an ineffective attacking one against a loaded Brazil team.
An electric attacking performance and a thrilling win prove that Fulham are trending up as Burnley sinks in the opposite direction.
The top flights in England, Spain, Germany, France, and Italy all have a clear favorite in 2018-19. Which is most likely to deviate from the plan?
With a less-than-full-strength squad at something short of its best, City cruise to an opening-day win at Arsenal to start their title defense.
We finish our preseason whip around with the four teams that nabbed last season's coveted top-four places and will all be looking for silverware in the coming months.
Today's sides, a pair that led the chasing pack and a pair that dropped out of the top four, are all wading into the unknown this year.
Today, we check on a pair of sides whose bottom-half finishes were actually major successes and another two who need to improve.
We start our weeklong Premier League preview with a look at the three new sides joining the top flight and one that's lucky to still be there.
After a period of excellence, both Milan sides have taken sharp downturns, now they might just be poised to reach the top again.
After a season of turmoil and a summer of changes for two English giants, are the two London rivals ready to return to the top four?
While the World Cup was stealing everyone's attention, Premier League clubs across England were busy in the transfer market.
Here's what last year's top 10 sides have done so far.
While the World Cup was stealing everyone's attention, Premier League clubs across England were busy in the transfer market.
Here's what the bottom-half sides have done so far.
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Tottenham and Leicester send the Premier League off in style
Southampton secure safety, relegate West Brom, and put Swansea in a serious hole
Stokealona hit a wall, and the Potters are on their way to the Championship because of it
Deserving Liverpool and fortunate Real Madrid book UCL final places
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Manchester United gift City the title a week early
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Manchester United spoil City’s party
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Marcus Rashford fires Manchester United one step closer to the Champions League
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The top-four race is starting to solve itself
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Swansea are alive and well after win over deflated Arsenal
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FA Cup Round 4 wakeup report
Sanchez and Mkhitaryan swap places for greener pastures
Stoke deliver a performance and a win in Lambert's managerial debut
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Liverpool end Manchester City’s Invincible campaign in wild affair
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As Coutinho leaves for Barcelona, Liverpool remain in surprisingly good shape
Why this year’s Premier League relegation race has already been crazier than normal
Manchester United turn the tables, claw back for a point against Burnley
Arsenal and Liverpool throw away big chances in thrilling draw
Another managerial change won’t save Swansea City
Manchester City dismantle Spurs, make another emphatic statement
High-flying Burnley just might stick around
Manchester City take down United in snowy derby at Old Trafford
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Manchester United outlast Arsenal in a thriller at the Emirates
Leicester capitalize against floundering Spurs
Southampton dispatches Everton as Toffees’ woes deepen
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Arsenal get huge derby win over lackluster Tottenham
Real and Atletico feeling the heat ahead of high-pressure Madrid Derby
The biggest questions facing the Premier League's top six
After another heavy defeat, it’s time for Slaven Bilic and West Ham to part ways
Four thoughts from matchday four of the Champions League group stage
Manchester United squeak out win over Tottenham
The Premier League’s coaching carousel has started
Huddersfield scrap their way to a memorable win over Man United
Dishing out some superlatives at the midway point of the Champions League group stage
Crystal Palace and Wilfried Zaha stun Chelsea
Manchester City show off their fight, take down Chelsea
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City rout Palace in telling result for both sides
Are any of Europe's elites in trouble this season?
Manchester United pick up more momentum, cruise by Everton
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Manchester City smack Liverpool despite deceptive scoreline
The most important moves from the end of the transfer window
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Arsenal throttled in worrisome performance at Anfield
Can Tottenham Hotspur continue their upward mobility this season?
Chelsea scrap their way to a big win over Spurs
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Which of the incoming Premier League managers is set up best to succeed?
What direction are Liverpool heading?
Would Neymar moving to PSG actually benefit anyone involved?
West Ham are again attempting to bridge the gap
Chelsea add quality depth as European competition looms
How will Leicester City rebound?
Everton and Manchester United should both benefit as Lukaku and Rooney swap clubs
Huddersfield’s busy summer has set the stage for a Premier League debut to remember
Lacazette doesn’t fix Arsenal, but he sure is a good start
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AC Milan are on a path back to the top
Peter Bosz and Dortmund link up to each take the next step
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This Champions League final has more than meets the eye
Wenger stays, Tuchel leaves, and Arsenal miss a huge opportunity
Manchester City waste no time with transfer window open
Arsenal denies Chelsea the double with a wild FA Cup win
Manchester United's Europa League triumph sets the stage for the future
Manchester City, Liverpool grab top-four spots while Arsenal miss out
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Chelsea secure the Premier League title in fitting fashion
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The USMNT begins the long road to recovery
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