Goals in either half by Thomas Partey and Alexandre Lacazette helped Arsenal beat Leicester City 2-0 to reclaim fourth place.
The opening goal came in the 11th minute, Partey heading in Gabriel Martinelli’s corner at the near post.
Harvey Barnes twice tested Aaron Ramsdale before half-time, firstly smothering the winger’s shot before superbly tipping away his close-range header.
After Caglar Soyuncu was adjudged to have handled another Partey header following a VAR review, Lacazette powered in a penalty to double Arsenal’s lead on 59 minutes.
Substitute Emile Smith Rowe was denied by Kasper Schmeichel late on as Arsenal recorded a fifth straight league victory.
The Gunners now have 51 points, one more than fifth-placed Man Utd, who have played three matches more.
Leicester drop to 12th with 33 points.
Arsenal: 16 Mar v Liverpool (H)
Leicester: 20 Mar v Brentford (H)
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