Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno’s blunder allowing an own goal to Everton was the decider in a 1-0 win for the visiting team in the English Premier League on Friday.
The only other tumult in this otherwise dull match came outside the stadium as hundreds of Arsenal fans protested in front of Emirates Stadium before and after kickoff. They set off pyrotechnics and flares to demonstrate against Stan Kroenke’s ownership amid anger over the club joining the Super League.
Everton remained in eighth place, but the team was only one point behind rival Liverpool and in touching distance of the Champions League places. Arsenal stayed in ninth place. Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti said his team was still fighting for a place in the top four, saying the race could go down to the last match of the season.
“We are still attached to the top of the table,” Ancelotti said. “This…