Arsenal’s chances of closing the gap on league leader Chelsea and title hopes was delt a blow by the Honets as Arsenal lost at the Emirate 2-1.


Two early goals in the first half was enough to do the damage to the gunners hope of catching Chelsea.

Watford who have not won their last seven games scored the first through a free kick taken by Younnes Kaboul and deflected into the net by Ramsey.

It soon became two when Etienne Capoue swarm all over Ramsey swiping the ball and driving pass two Arsenal players and firing home a low shot that Cech saved before Deene you went for the rebound and poked it pass Cech.

Arsenal pulled one back through Alex Iwobibut was not enough to stop Watford who dugot Deep in the second half to prevent Arsenal from equalising.

Arsenal now third on the table same point as Tottenham and nine points behind Chelsea.