Arsenal's Chasing Windmills

Published on 4-Apr-2016 by srijan213

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Arsenal's Chasing Windmills

Practically speaking, there are only two chances for everyone but Leicester City to claim the Premiership title.

Slim and none. And Slim left town.

Still, a confident Arsenal side took on Watford and came out with 4-0 smash-o-rama to keep its dying hopes alive.

Being real, though, it'd take a collapse of Philadelphia Phillies proportions for the Foxes to lose it now.

Premiership table

Watford tried its best to handle the Gunners, and even though the 14th-placed Hornets have picked up 18 points on the road this season -- 5-3-7 -- they had no chance at the Emirates.

The Gunners' frustrated hero, Alexis Sánchez , didn't take long to give a hint of things to come:

Apparently, dude's head isn't as good as his feet.

Arsenal got busy again in the 38th minute, with its typical signature style, ie- pass, pass, and then ka-boom:

Alex Iwobi looks like he's the Gunners' new gem.

Watford couldn't have had any it worse, as Mr Deflection decided to show up:

Héctor Bellerín doesn't care at all about how it went in.

The crossing game continued, and ultimately, it created a lovely parting gift just before time. Theo Walcott did the honors:

Based on their remaining schedules, the Foxes' seven-point margin over the Gunners looks daunting; Arsenal does have a game in hand, hosting the doomed Aston Villa on 15 May.

Leicester and Arsenal next six

Leicester's biggest challenge is being new to the experience.

Arsenal can only hold serve and hope.

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