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Arsenal dominated Leeds United, winning 4-1 to restore the eight-point lead

Arsenal dominated Leeds United, winning 4-1 to restore the eight-point lead
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Gabriel Jesus scored his first goal for Arsenal since October, enabling them to regain an eight-point gap at the top of the Premier League table with an easy victory over Leeds.

Manchester City secured a 4-1 win over Liverpool, reducing the gap to five points. Jesus' penalty at the half-hour mark, which resulted from Luke Ayling's mistimed challenge on him, put Mikel Arteta's side in the lead.

Leeds created several chances to take the lead in the initial half-hour, with Kristensen, Summerville and Harrison all trying their luck against Ramsdale in goal.





However, two minutes into the second half, Ben White extended their lead by putting Gabriel Martinelli's low cross in the net through the underside of the crossbar.

Arsenal took control of the game after that point, with Jesus replacing Bukayo Saka. He then sealed the 3-0 victory with a precise one-touch finish from Leandro Trossard's low cross.

Leeds managed to get on the scoresheet when Rasmus Kristensen made use of a deflection from Oleksandr Zinchenko to score. Granit Xhaka sealed the game for Arsenal in the last minutes with a header assisted by Martin Odegaard's delivery.

Javi Gracia's team is precariously close to the relegation zone with one point separating them from going down, with only 10 games left in the season.