Newcastle holds Premier League leader Arsenal to 0-0 draw
LONDON (AP) — Newcastle didn’t get the win but held Premier League leader Arsenal scoreless in a 0-0 draw between title challengers. The Gunners have scored in every other league game this season en route to what is now an eight-point lead over Manchester City, which plays at Chelsea on Thursday. The draw at Emirates Stadium allowed both teams to extend unbeaten runs in league play. Newcastle’s streak rose to 13; Arsenal’s to 11. The match featured few chances but produced eight yellow cards and a brief exchange of words between managers Eddie Howe and Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta.
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