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Revealed: How badly draw with West Ham dented Arsenal’s title probability

An insight into just how heavily Arsenal’s Premier League title chances were dented by the club’s draw with West Ham United has been provided late on Sunday.

Mikel Arteta’s troops, of course, were back in action a short time ago.

Amid ongoing efforts to stave off the challenge of champions Manchester City atop England’s top-flight, Arsenal made the trip to the London Stadium, for a showdown with capital rivals West Ham.

And, with ten minutes on the clock in east London, the Gunners looked well on their way to all three points.

This came as goals on the part of Gabriel Jesus and Martin Odegaard guided the evening’s visitors into a deserved two-goal lead.

The job, however, was far from done.

A major setback for Arsenal, amid the club’s long-standing pursuit of Premier League glory.

Just HOW badly, though, have the north Londoners’ title chances truly been damaged?

Well, as alluded to above, late on Sunday evening, an insight into precisely that has come to the fore online.

The info comes courtesy of statisticians Opta, who, making use of their generally accurate prediction model, have revealed that Mikel Arteta’s men have seen their probability of going all the way in this season’s title race reduced by a hefty 12.5%.

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Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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